New dimensionless number to predict cavitation in accelerated fluid

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Garcia-Atance fatjo, Gonzalo;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Wessex Institute of Technology
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.2495/CMEM-V4-N4-484-492
  • Subject: H141
    arxiv: Physics::Classical Physics | Physics::Plasma Physics | Physics::Medical Physics | Physics::Fluid Dynamics

Cavitation is the formation of vapour cavities in a liquid due to a local low pressure. The traditional cavitation number is used to predict the occurrence of cavitation in liquid flows through devices such as pumps, propellers or dam spillways. However this number can ... View more
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