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Measurement of the Influence of Sheet Cavitation on the Heat Generated in a Closed Loop Pumping System (2021)
Restricted access - publisher's policyThe so-called hydrodynamic heat generators are claimed as high efficiency heating devices, avoiding scaling by warming liquids without transfer surface with the help of cavitation effects. However, neither the mechanisms ...
(Institute of Physics (IOP), 2021)
Open AccessThe present study intends to investigate numerically the impact of: i) the fluid added mass, ii) the turbine rotational speed and iii) the variation of the runner blade bearing stiffness due to the turbine water head on ...
Fiber bragg grating sensors for underwater vibration measurement: potential hydropower applications (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-06-22)
Open AccessThe present paper assesses the performance and characteristics of fiber Bragg grating sensors, with a special interest in their applications in hydraulic machinery and systems. The hydropower industry is turning to this ...