E3S Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2019XIV Research & Development in Power Engineering (RDPE 2019)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||16 December 2019|
Pump cavitation in feed water systems - remedies
Warsaw University of Technology, 00-665 Warsaw, Nowowiejska Sir. 21/25, Poland
The Net Positive Suction Head incipient is a multiple of the Net Positive Suction Head Required in centrifugal pumps. With limited static heads of the feedwater systems, the suction impellers of the feed pumps work in cavitation. The article discusses the ways to deal with the problem of cavitation in such systems.
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