Design and performance of centrifugal and axial flow pumps and compressors

by Andreas von Kovats

Publisher: Pergamon Press, Publisher: [distributed in the Western Hemisphere by Macmillan, New York] in Oxford, New York

Written in English
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  • Centrifugal pumps.,
  • Compressors.

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Includes bibliographies.

Statementby Andre Kovats.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 468 p.
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22914834M

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A detailed view is shown in Figure 5 of the centrifugal compres­ sor section of Figure 4 and can be used as a reference for selection of centrifugal compressor units.

Flow coefficients and pressure coefficients can be. Centrifugal pumps can be classified based on the manner in which fluid flows through the pump.

The manner in which fluid flows through the pump is determined by the design of the pump casing and the impeller. The three types of flow through a centrifugal pump are radial flow, axial flow, and mixed Size: KB.

In centrifugal compressors air flows radially in the compressor. In Axial flow compressors air flows parallel to the axis of shaft.

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PD pumps, such as reciprocating pumps, operate by forcing a fixed volume of liquid from the inlet to outlet of the pump. These pumps operate at lower speeds than centrifugal pumps. Reciprocating pumps cause intermittent flow. Rotary screw pumps and gear pumps are also PD pumps.

The small Kawasaki gas turbines use centrifugal compressors and, in many cases, two centrifugal compressors are used as shown in Figurebut they use several stages of axial-flow turbines producing a pressure ratio of to produce up to kW of power at an efficiency of % and a heat rate of 12, BTU/kW h (13, kJ/kW h).

At the. They are available in both axial and radial designs. They are frequently called turbocompressors. Those with radial design are called centrifugal compressors.

A dynamic compressor works at a constant pressure, unlike, for example, a displacement compressor, which works with a constant flow. Example Centrifugal Pump Performance Based on Inlet/Outlet Velocities zWater is pumped at the rate of gpm through a centrifugal pump operating at a speed of rpm.

The impeller has a uniform blade length, b, of 2 in. with r 1 = in. and r 2 = in., and the exit blade angle is β=23º. Assume ideal flow conditions and that theFile Size: 2MB. For many years, Concepts NREC has offered a course on axial and radial turbine design for practicing engineers and students of turbomachinery presented by the authors of this volume.

The present book has been developed from that. It is, however, very much more than a simple reprinting of the course notes. Title: Design and Performance of Centrifugal and Axial Flow Pumps and Compressors.

By A. K OVATS. Pergamon Press, pp. 5 s. Authors. This book has been designed keeping this in view. Written by a competent person in the subject, the book provides a detailed information about the theory, design, testing, analysis and operation of different types of rotodynamic pumps, namely centrifugal, radial, diagonal and axial flow types.

It helps the readers to design, analyse and. Those with radial design are called centrifugal compressors. A dynamic compressor works at a constant pressure, unlike, for example, a displacement compressor, which works with a constant flow.

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The code is applicable to all types of turbomachinery such as fans, pumps, compressors, turbines and torque converters in axial, mixed-flow and centrifugal configuration.

Dynamic Pumps: Rotodynamic pumps (or dynamic pumps) are a type of velocity pump in which kinetic energy is added to the fluid by increasing the flow velocity.

This increase in energy is converted to a gain in potential energy (pressure) when the velocity is reduced prior to or as the flow exits the pump into the discharge pipe. Centrifugal pumps are the most common type of pump.

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Centrifugal compressors, sometimes called radial compressors, are a sub-class of dynamic axisymmetric work-absorbing turbomachinery.

They achieve a pressure rise by adding kinetic energy/velocity to a continuous flow of fluid through the rotor or kinetic energy is then converted to an increase in potential energy/static pressure by slowing the flow through a.

Performance Characteristics of Centrifugal Compressors Part - I Fluid Machines. Operation and design - Dynamic compressors - Duration: WR Training Centrifugal Pump. But the axial-flow compressor can achieve a much larger flow rate per unit frontal area.

As illustrated in Fig. these two types of compressors also have quite different performance characteristics.

The centrifugal compressor approximates a constant head-variable flow machine, whereas the axial-flow compressor is closer to a constant flow.

Standard centrifugal Dumps may be operated in reverse as water turbines, and for hydroelectric plums of less than kW (micro- hydro) they are often cheaper than specifically designed turbines. However, in order to use a pump in a micro-hydro scheme, the turbine performance-must be found either by testing or by by: TURBOdesign1.

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Operating point Safety factor on Total head or capacity Pump operation to the right or left of B.E.P. Pump shut-off head. An axial-flow pump, or AFP, is a common type of pump that essentially consists of a propeller (an axial impeller) in a propeller can be driven directly by a sealed motor in the pipe or by electric motor or petrol/diesel engines mounted to the pipe from the outside or by a right-angle drive shaft that pierces the pipe.

Fluid particles, in course of their flow through the pump, do .The efficiency and on stream time of axial and centrifugal compressors is important for many production units and utility systems.

Surge, in particular, can cause system downtime and increase energy use. The flow reversals every few seconds cause severe vibrations that can damage compressor seals and shafts reducing compressor efficiency.An axial compressor is a gas compressor that can continuously pressurize is a rotating, airfoil-based compressor in which the gas or working fluid principally flows parallel to the axis of rotation, or differs from other rotating compressors such as centrifugal compressor, axi-centrifugal compressors and mixed-flow compressors where the fluid flow will include .