Hydrodynamic mechanisms controlling cavitation erosion
Journal article, 2013

In this paper we consider development of cavitation erosion having its origin in sheet cavitation. The discussion includes generation of cloud cavitation from sheet cavitation and how a cloud collapse can be enhanced by energy cascading from the collapse of a glassy sheet cavity into the collapse of a cloud. A decomposition of the cavitation process into crucial parts results in formulation of a conceptual model for description and analysis of the generation of erosion by mixed glassy and cloud cavitation.

Sheet and cloud cavitation

cavitation erosion

Author

Göran Bark

Chalmers, Shipping and Marine Technology, Division of Marine Design

Rickard Bensow

Chalmers, Shipping and Marine Technology, Division of Marine Design

International Shipbuilding Progress

0020-868X (ISSN) 1566-2829 (eISSN)

Vol. 60 1-4 345-374

Driving Forces

Sustainable development

Areas of Advance

Transport

Energy

Subject Categories

Fluid Mechanics and Acoustics

DOI

10.3233/ISP-130097

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10/7/2017