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A Study of Impeller-Diffuser-Volute Interaction in a Centrifugal Fan

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Tarek Meakhail, Seung O. Park

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-701, Korea

J. Turbomach 127(1), 84-90 (Feb 09, 2005) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1812318 History: Received October 01, 2003; Revised March 01, 2004; Online February 09, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Normalized meridional velocity profile at the exit plane of the impeller
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Velocity vectors at design flow rate for diffuser and volute at different sections
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Velocity vectors at 150% design flow rate for diffuser and volute at different sections
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Velocity vectors at 40% design flow rate for diffuser and volute at different sections
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The instantaneous pressure field at midspan
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The instantaneous velocity vectors at midspan
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Comparison of the instantaneous absolute flow velocity at design flow rate near the shroud
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Comparison of the instantaneous absolute flow velocity at design flow rate at midspan
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Comparison of the instantaneous absolute flow velocity at design flow rate near the hub
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Comparison between experimental and CFD results

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