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International Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE)

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

ISSN : 2456-1290 (Online)

Finite Element Analysis of Centrifugal Pump Impeller

Author : Krishan Kumar Singh 1 S.V. Nimje 2

Date of Publication :15th February 2018

Abstract: A centrifugal Pump is hydraulic machines used in the process of transferring fluids from one place to other and these pumps have a vibrant role in the domestic, industrial and marine application. The present work deals with the analysis of impeller with two different materials. The detail three dimensional FE analyses have been performed for impeller of the centrifugal pump. The analysis of stress and deformation under loading environments such as pressure and rotational velocity have been evaluated for the present structure and critical location has been identified. An attempt has been made to investigate the effect of pressure and rotational velocity on the impeller with the purpose of estimating the magnitude of stress and deformation on the impeller with different materials. The study is also made to suggest the suitable material for an impeller of a centrifugal pump by comparing the results obtained for two different materials Stainless Steel (Grade 316 UNSS31600) and Nickel Aluminum Bronze (UNS C95800). Accordingly, the suitable recommendation has been made for impeller of the centrifugal pump.

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