Perfect Flow

  • H. Yamaguchi
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 85)


Wind Turbine Draft Tube Head Loss Inviscid Flow Hydraulic Turbine 
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Some fundamental aspects of turbomachinery with working examples are given in

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    H.S. Bean (edited), Fluid Meters: their theory and application (6th Edition), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, 1971.Google Scholar
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    H. Blasius, Funktionentheoretische Methoden in der Hydrodynamik, Math. Zeitschrift, 58, 90–110, 1910.Google Scholar

Great deal of detailed data are available and to be useful for designers of turbomachines. There are useful correlations and definitions for pump design, which are found in

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    C. Pfleidener, Die Kreiselpumpen für Flüssigkeiten and Gase, Springer, 1961.Google Scholar
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Phenomenological treatment for cavitation is given in greater extend in

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    C.T. Crowe (edited), Multiphase Flow (Handbook), Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, 2006.Google Scholar
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    M.S. Plesset, The dynamics of cavitation bubbles, J. Appl. Mech., 1949.Google Scholar
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Estimation of efficiencies in turbomachines are introduced in

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    C.P. Kittredge, Estimating the efficiency of prototype pumps from model tests, Trans, ASME, J. Engg. Power, 90(2), 1968.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Yamaguchi
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  1. 1.Doshisha UniversityKyo-TanabeshiJapan

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