Feed-pump hydraulic performance and design improvement, Phase I: research program design. Final report

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As a result of prior EPRI-sponsored studies, it was concluded that a research program should be designed and implemented to provide an improved basis for the design, procurement, testing, and operation of large feed pumps with increased reliability and stability over the full range of operating conditions. This two-volume report contains a research plan which is based on a review of the present state of the art and which defines the necessary R and D program and estimates the benefits and costs of the program. The recommended research program consists of 30 interrelated tasks. It is designed to perform the ... continued below

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Brown, W.H.; Gopalakrishnan, S.; Fehlau, R.; Thompson, W.E. & Wilson, D.G. March 1, 1982.

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As a result of prior EPRI-sponsored studies, it was concluded that a research program should be designed and implemented to provide an improved basis for the design, procurement, testing, and operation of large feed pumps with increased reliability and stability over the full range of operating conditions. This two-volume report contains a research plan which is based on a review of the present state of the art and which defines the necessary R and D program and estimates the benefits and costs of the program. The recommended research program consists of 30 interrelated tasks. It is designed to perform the needed research; to verify the results; to develop improved components; and to publish computer-aided design methods, pump specification guidelines, and a troubleshooting manual. Most of the technology proposed in the research plan is applicable to nuclear power plants as well as to fossil-fired plants. This volume contains appendixes on pump design, cavitation damage, performance testing, hydraulics, two-phase flow in pumps, flow stability, and rotor dynamics.

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NTIS, PC A09/MF A01.

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  • Other: DE82903304
  • Report No.: EPRI-CS-2323-Vol.2
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  • DOI: 10.2172/5279780 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5279780
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1064085

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Brown, W.H.; Gopalakrishnan, S.; Fehlau, R.; Thompson, W.E. & Wilson, D.G. Feed-pump hydraulic performance and design improvement, Phase I: research program design. Final report, report, March 1, 1982; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1064085/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.