Structural and Hydraulic Design of Mechanical Pump Using in LBE Test Loop
In order to design a mechanical pump that can satisfy the special requirements of the LBE test loop, structural and hydraulic design ideas were discussed in this paper. A new vertical centrifugal submerged pump was proposed, including installation and hydraulic model. Based on the provided parameter, hydraulic design of the pump has been done by CFD method. Velocity caused erosion problem was considered primarily in the design process. It is helpful for the future design of pumps in various loops and ADS.
B. Gao et al., "Structural and Hydraulic Design of Mechanical Pump Using in LBE Test Loop", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 588-589, pp. 190-193, 2012