Simulation of Two Sewage Pump Geometries

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Ala-Juusela, Juhaveikko
dc.contributor.author Heiska, Harri
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-13T10:02:18Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-13T10:02:18Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/23725
dc.description MEMO No CFD/TEHRMO-42-2003 Date: 8th April 2003
dc.description.abstract Abstract: Single-blade sewage pumps with two different geometries are simulated numerically using two flow-solver packages, a University-developed FINFLO solver and a commercial CFX-TASCFlow. Both low and high Reynolds number approaches are utilized with k-ε and k-ω turbulence closures. Results are compared to the experimental data provided by Grundfos A/S. Main result: Pump head, efficiency and torque are obtained from the simulated flowfield. Wall-function approach under-estimates the head and the torque and over-estimates the efficiency. Low-Reynolds number simulation under-estimates all the values. en
dc.format.extent 45
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.subject.other Mechanical engineering en
dc.title Simulation of Two Sewage Pump Geometries en
dc.type J Muu elektroninen julkaisu fi
dc.contributor.school Teknillinen korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school Helsinki University of Technology en
dc.contributor.department Sovelletun termodynamiikan laboratorio fi
dc.contributor.department Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics en
dc.subject.keyword FINFLO en
dc.subject.keyword CFX-TASCFlow en
dc.subject.keyword k-ω model en
dc.subject.keyword k-ε model en
dc.subject.keyword water pump en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201612135906
dc.type.dcmitype text en


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