Impeller Design of a Centrifugal Fan with Blade Optimization

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Lee, Yu-Tai ; Ahuja, Vineet ; Hosangadi, Ashvin ; Slipper, Michael E. ; Mulvihill, Lawrence P. ; Birkbeck, Roger ; Coleman, Roderick M. (2011)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: International Journal of Rotating Machinery (issn: 1023-621X, eissn: 1542-3034)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2011/537824
  • Subject: TA1-2040 | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Article Subject

A method is presented for redesigning a centrifugal impeller and its inlet duct. The double-discharge volute casing is a structural constraint and is maintained for its shape. The redesign effort was geared towards meeting the design volute exit pressure while reducing ... View more
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