Numerical and Experimental Study on a Model Draft Tube with Vortex Generators

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Tian Xiaoqing; Zheng Yuan; Pan Huachen; Sun Bin;
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
  • Journal: Advances in Mechanical Engineering (issn: 1687-8132)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2013/509314
  • Subject: Mechanical engineering and machinery | TJ1-1570
    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Superconductivity

A model water turbine draft tube containing vortex generators (VG) was studied. Numerical simulations were performed to investigate 55 design variations of the vortex generators in a draft tube. After analyzing the shapes of streamlines and velocity distributions in the... View more
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