Several applications were carried out in order to validate the method presented in Part I. In Part II, two examples of these applications are presented; one relating to the aeroacoustics of the axial fans and the other one to the interaction impeller-volute tongue in a centrifugal pump. The test benches used to study the behavior of these machines are presented. The study of the fan was capable of quantifying the discrete noise associated with the fluctuations in pressure linked to the potential flow. The analysis of the centrifugal pump permitted comparing the theoretical pressure fluctuations with experimental ones measured by various unsteady pressure sensors placed on the impeller shroud and in the volute. The qualitative and quantitative results obtained confirm the interest and the range of the developed algorithm.
On a General Method of Unsteady Potential Calculation Applied to the Compression Stages of a Turbomachine—Part II: Experimental Comparison
Contributed by the Fluids Engineering Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF FLUIDS ENGINEERING. Manuscript received by the Fluids Engineering Division October 1, 1999; revised manuscript received June 6, 2001. Associate Editor: B. Schiavello.
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Kouidri , S., Belamri , T., Bakir , F., and Rey, R. (June 6, 2001). "On a General Method of Unsteady Potential Calculation Applied to the Compression Stages of a Turbomachine—Part II: Experimental Comparison ." ASME. J. Fluids Eng. December 2001; 123(4): 787–792. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1399287
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