Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Centrifugal Pumps

Edited by Dimitris Papantonis

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

The structure of a hydraulic machine, as a centrifugal pump, is evolved principally to satisfy the requirements of the fluid flow. However taking into account the strong interaction between the pump and the pumping installation, the need to control the operation, the requirement to operate at best efficiency in order to save energy, the provision to improve the operation against cavitation and other more specific but very interesting and important topics, the object of a book on centrifugal pumps must cover a large field. The present book examines a number of these more specific topics, beyond the contents of a textbook, treating not only the pump's design and operation but also strategies to increase energy efficiency, the fluid flow control, the fault diagnosis.

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Centrifugal PumpsEdited by Dimitris Papantonis

Published: February 24th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1099

ISBN: 978-953-51-0051-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5572-0

Copyright year: 2012

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51151 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations

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1. Analysis of Cavitation Performance of Inducers

By Xiaomei Guo, Zuchao Zhu, Baoling Cui and Yi Li

4915

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2. Fault Diagnosis of Centrifugal Pumps Using Motor Electrical Signals

By Parasuram P. Harihara and Alexander G. Parlos

6770

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3. Impeller Design Using CAD Techniques and Conformal Mapping Method

By Milos Teodor

20743

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4. Fluid Flow Control

By Cristian Patrascioiu

6823

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5. Strategies to Increase Energy Efficiency of Centrifugal Pumps

By Trinath Sahoo

11900

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