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3D inverse design method for development of centrifugal pumps

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Grundfos are one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers for circulators, heating and air-conditioning as well as other centrifugal pumps. They have been a pioneer in utilizing computer aided engineering (CAE) in their design, development and manufacturing process for pumps and motors.

Grundfos have been using an integrated CAE and design system with ANSYS/CFX for structural and fluid flow analysis and TURBOdesign 1 for hydrodynamic design. The application of TURBOdesign1 resulted in significant improvement in efficiency and suction performance for various pump applications. 

The main benefit of TURBOdesign1 and the inverse design based approach provided fast and accurate 3D automatic optimization. Download the case study to read two examples of how Grundfos improved the efficiency of both pump and impeller performance with reduced design cost and lead time whilst meeting emission regulations such as EU’s ECOdesign directive.

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Do you want to see a demo and learn more?

Register for our webinar 

We will demonstrate how a conventionally designed centrifugal pump stage consisting of impeller and volute can be optimized for improved stage performance by using TURBOdesign Suite:

This webinar is offered several times. Click and register for the time that works best for you.

Wednesday 15th March9am GMT (Europe & Asia)12pm EDT (USA)

Learn how the different modules in TURBOdesign Suite ease & streamline the design process for rotodynamic pumps of virtually all specific speeds.
Discover how the direct control of performance-related loading parameters allows pump manufacturers to rapidly improve & optimize their designs, and remain viable in a challenging, increasingly regulated market.
See how TURBOdesign Suite is seamlessly integrated with world class simulation systems to provide a comprehensive product development solution for the design of high performance pumps.

   

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