Flow Unsteadiness and Pressure Pulsations in a Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump

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NI, Dan ;YANG, Minguan ;GAO, Bo ;ZHANG, Ning ;LI, Zhong .
Flow Unsteadiness and Pressure Pulsations in a Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump. 
Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, [S.l.], v. 62, n.4, p. 231-242, june 2018. 
ISSN 0039-2480.
Available at: <https://www.sv-jme.eu/sl/article/flow-unsteadiness-and-pressure-pulsations-in-a-nuclear-reactor-coolant-pump/>. Date accessed: 27 jan. 2021. 
doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2015.3192.
Ni, D., Yang, M., Gao, B., Zhang, N., & Li, Z.
(2016).
Flow Unsteadiness and Pressure Pulsations in a Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump.
Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 62(4), 231-242.
doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2015.3192
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Ni, D.,Yang, M.,Gao, B.,Zhang, N.,Li, Z.
2016 June 62. Flow Unsteadiness and Pressure Pulsations in a Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump. Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering. [Online] 62:4
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"Flow Unsteadiness and Pressure Pulsations in a Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump" Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering [Online], Volume 62 Number 4 (27 June 2018)

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Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering 62(2016)4, 231-242

https://doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2015.3192

Unsteady flow induced by rotor-stator interaction is detrimental to the safe operation of the nuclear reactor coolant pump, so it is essential to clarify flow structures and pressure pulsation in such pumps, especially within the spherical casing. In this paper, unsteady flow characteristics in a mixed-flow nuclear reactor coolant model pump were investigated using large-eddy simulation (LES) method. Results show that at the nominal flow rate, in two particular diffuser channels near the spherical casing discharge nozzle, the flow structures are uneven compared with that in the other flow channels. The reason is associated with the position of the flow channel with respect to the spherical casing nozzle. Large- scale flow separation and backflow structures easily occur at the regions near these two channels. In the right and the middle region of the casing nozzle, due to the large-scale separate flow and high vorticity magnitude, unsteady flow structures are more complicated in comparison with the other regions. It has been found that the vorticity spectra and the pressure spectra almost have the same main excitation frequencies. Therefore, it has been confirmed that for particular regions pressure pulsations are determined by the shedding vortex wake from the diffuser blade trailing edge of the nuclear reactor coolant model pump.

nuclear reactor coolant pump;flow unsteadiness;pressure pulsation;vorticity magnitude