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Old   August 2, 2010, 10:49
Question HOW to calculate the NPSHR of centrifugal pump
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Hi every one

I have calculated NPSHR for 20 sets centrifugal pumps by using cfx 12, but the predicted results are not satisfied when compared with experimental value.
I want to kown if anyone have calculated the NPSHR of centrifugal pump.how about the predicted results?

and, how to setup the cfx pre for predicting NPSHR?

THANK YOU very much.

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Old   August 2, 2010, 19:40
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Have you read the best practises guide for pumps? It is installed as part of the documentation. It has a lot of good hints on pump simulations.
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HI ghorrocks

thank you for your reply.
I have read the documents about the pump, the predicted head and efficiency of centrifugal pumps are well,but the NPSHr of pumps are bad.so I want to kown the the others predicted results and set process in cfx pre.

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