In house development of lubrication oil pump of gerotor type used in gas turbine engine is described in this paper. A host of geometrical parameters determine the inner and outer rotor profiles which in turn define the flow characteristics of the pump. In this paper, a simulation model has been developed based on AMESim and MatLab which used to predict the flow characteristics of a pump. This model incorporates both the methodologies of design and parametric analysis of the pump which aids to design the pump in accordance with designer needs by varying the parameters. A gerotor pump is designed having fixed geometrical parameters using this model. The prototype pump has been tested for its flow characteristics and compared with estimated result. The comparison indicates that simulation results agree well with the measured data. Thus, this simulation model will be useful in designing and analyzing the lubrication pump of a gas turbine engine.
In-House Development of Gerotor Pump for Lubrication System of a Gas Turbine Engine
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Hussain, T, Sivaramakrishna, M, & Kumar, SPS. "In-House Development of Gerotor Pump for Lubrication System of a Gas Turbine Engine." Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Gas Turbine India Conference. ASME 2015 Gas Turbine India Conference. Hyderabad, India. December 2–3, 2015. V001T06A003. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/GTINDIA2015-1344
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