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A Jet Pump Design Theory

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T. W. Van Der Lingen

National Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa

J. Basic Eng 82(4), 947-960 (Dec 01, 1960) (14 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3662812 History: Received March 17, 1958; Online November 04, 2011

Abstract

A compressible flow jet pump theory is evolved which can be more easily interpreted for design purposes than existing theories. It consists of a one-dimensional analysis based on the momentum equation and on complete mixing, used in conjunction with an over-all pressure recovery factor which is found experimentally. Tests on a small jet pump are described and from the results it is shown that the overall pressure recovery factor can be related to a single parameter in the analysis for all operating conditions of each general pump configuration. In this way a general method for the correlation of results and for the design of jet pumps is established.

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