Finite Element Analysis of the Pump Rigidity


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In this paper, the finite element software was used to analyze the rigidity of the pump body and the rotor shaft, in order to provide some useful information for the optimal design of pump. The analysis result shows that the rigidity of the pump body model is adequate, but the rotor shaft displacement is a little large, which should be modified. Nomenclature F Centrifugal force of the impeller [N] m Quality of the impeller [kg] w Rotational speed of the impellor [r/min] r Effective radius of the impeller [m] F1 Force on one bearing block [N] M Bending moment on one bearing block [N*m]



Edited by:

Mohamed Othman




G. Y. Ma et al., "Finite Element Analysis of the Pump Rigidity", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231, pp. 387-390, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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