The use of stage capability in CFD for turbomachinery, with application in a Francis turbine Online publication date: Sun, 01-Jun-2014
by Mirjam Sick, Peter Drtina, Michael V. Casey
International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology (IJCAT), Vol. 11, No. 3/4/5, 1998
Abstract: This article describes the application of 'stage capability' in CFD for industrial turbomachinery flow simulations. The method of coupling stationary and rotating components together in one simultaneous steady-state calculation for complete turbomachines is presented and different applications are shown. For a Francis turbine of high specific speed details of the CFD results are discussed and compared to experimental data. Very good agreement between the numerical prediction and the experimental data can be seen. The advantages of coupled stage simulations for turbomachinery design and analysis are discussed.
Online publication date: Sun, 01-Jun-2014
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