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@article{IJASEIT15290,
   author = {Frank Plua and Victor Hidalgo and Edgar Cando and Modesto Pérez-Sánchez and P.Amparo López-Jiménez},
   title = {Pumps as Turbines (PATs) by Analysis with CFD Models},
   journal = {International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology},
   volume = {12},
   number = {3},
   year = {2022},
   pages = {1098--1104},
   keywords = {Pump as Turbine (PATs); CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics); Best Efficient Point (BEP); efficiency prediction; mycro-hydropower.},
   abstract = {Pumps as turbines (PATs) are the typical solution for electrification using micro hydropower plants (MHP) in the rural sector. Other engineering applications where lately the use of PATs have increased are irrigation, water supply, and energy recovery systems due to their availability, short delivery time, long service life, economic feasibility, construction, and maintenance advantages.  However, selecting the suitable pump(s) is difficult because manufacturers only provide performance curves when operating in pump mode; therefore, there is no universal method to predict that issue. For this reason, theoretical, analytical, experimental, and numerical simulation research have been made to predict these curves and the PATs' performance. The present paper analyzes PATs with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) based on advanced research. For this aim, information from a wide range of types of pumps with different rotation speeds was classified to examine case approaches, computational domains, mesh generation, boundary conditions, optimization of elements, and CFD package used to establish the effectiveness of this tool and to find characteristics which have not been enough investigated at present.  Most studies used CFD simulations with ANSYS code and K- turbulence closure model, which presented adequate results. Finally, this paper shows that numerical simulations with CFD analysis were successfully carried out to determine pump performance and predict curves in direct and reverse mode, improving certain components and conducting more profound research on certain specific issues.},
   issn = {2088-5334},
   publisher = {INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development},
   url = {http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=15290},
   doi = {10.18517/ijaseit.12.3.15290}
}

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%A Plua, Frank
%A Hidalgo, Victor
%A Cando, Edgar
%A Pérez-Sánchez, Modesto
%A López-Jiménez, P.Amparo
%D 2022
%T Pumps as Turbines (PATs) by Analysis with CFD Models
%B 2022
%9 Pump as Turbine (PATs); CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics); Best Efficient Point (BEP); efficiency prediction; mycro-hydropower.
%! Pumps as Turbines (PATs) by Analysis with CFD Models
%K Pump as Turbine (PATs); CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics); Best Efficient Point (BEP); efficiency prediction; mycro-hydropower.
%X Pumps as turbines (PATs) are the typical solution for electrification using micro hydropower plants (MHP) in the rural sector. Other engineering applications where lately the use of PATs have increased are irrigation, water supply, and energy recovery systems due to their availability, short delivery time, long service life, economic feasibility, construction, and maintenance advantages.  However, selecting the suitable pump(s) is difficult because manufacturers only provide performance curves when operating in pump mode; therefore, there is no universal method to predict that issue. For this reason, theoretical, analytical, experimental, and numerical simulation research have been made to predict these curves and the PATs' performance. The present paper analyzes PATs with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) based on advanced research. For this aim, information from a wide range of types of pumps with different rotation speeds was classified to examine case approaches, computational domains, mesh generation, boundary conditions, optimization of elements, and CFD package used to establish the effectiveness of this tool and to find characteristics which have not been enough investigated at present.  Most studies used CFD simulations with ANSYS code and K- turbulence closure model, which presented adequate results. Finally, this paper shows that numerical simulations with CFD analysis were successfully carried out to determine pump performance and predict curves in direct and reverse mode, improving certain components and conducting more profound research on certain specific issues.
%U http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=15290
%R doi:10.18517/ijaseit.12.3.15290
%J International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology
%V 12
%N 3
%@ 2088-5334

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Frank Plua,Victor Hidalgo,Edgar Cando,Modesto Pérez-Sánchez and P.Amparo López-Jiménez,"Pumps as Turbines (PATs) by Analysis with CFD Models," International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 1098-1104, 2022. [Online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.18517/ijaseit.12.3.15290.

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TY  - JOUR
AU  - Plua, Frank
AU  - Hidalgo, Victor
AU  - Cando, Edgar
AU  - Pérez-Sánchez, Modesto
AU  - López-Jiménez, P.Amparo
PY  - 2022
TI  - Pumps as Turbines (PATs) by Analysis with CFD Models
JF  - International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology; Vol. 12 (2022) No. 3
Y2  - 2022
SP  - 1098
EP  - 1104
SN  - 2088-5334
PB  - INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development
KW  - Pump as Turbine (PATs); CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics); Best Efficient Point (BEP); efficiency prediction; mycro-hydropower.
N2  - Pumps as turbines (PATs) are the typical solution for electrification using micro hydropower plants (MHP) in the rural sector. Other engineering applications where lately the use of PATs have increased are irrigation, water supply, and energy recovery systems due to their availability, short delivery time, long service life, economic feasibility, construction, and maintenance advantages.  However, selecting the suitable pump(s) is difficult because manufacturers only provide performance curves when operating in pump mode; therefore, there is no universal method to predict that issue. For this reason, theoretical, analytical, experimental, and numerical simulation research have been made to predict these curves and the PATs' performance. The present paper analyzes PATs with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) based on advanced research. For this aim, information from a wide range of types of pumps with different rotation speeds was classified to examine case approaches, computational domains, mesh generation, boundary conditions, optimization of elements, and CFD package used to establish the effectiveness of this tool and to find characteristics which have not been enough investigated at present.  Most studies used CFD simulations with ANSYS code and K- turbulence closure model, which presented adequate results. Finally, this paper shows that numerical simulations with CFD analysis were successfully carried out to determine pump performance and predict curves in direct and reverse mode, improving certain components and conducting more profound research on certain specific issues.
UR  - http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=15290
DO  - 10.18517/ijaseit.12.3.15290

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RT Journal Article
ID 15290
A1 Plua, Frank
A1 Hidalgo, Victor
A1 Cando, Edgar
A1 Pérez-Sánchez, Modesto
A1 López-Jiménez, P.Amparo
T1 Pumps as Turbines (PATs) by Analysis with CFD Models
JF International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology
VO 12
IS 3
YR 2022
SP 1098
OP 1104
SN 2088-5334
PB INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development
K1 Pump as Turbine (PATs); CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics); Best Efficient Point (BEP); efficiency prediction; mycro-hydropower.
AB Pumps as turbines (PATs) are the typical solution for electrification using micro hydropower plants (MHP) in the rural sector. Other engineering applications where lately the use of PATs have increased are irrigation, water supply, and energy recovery systems due to their availability, short delivery time, long service life, economic feasibility, construction, and maintenance advantages.  However, selecting the suitable pump(s) is difficult because manufacturers only provide performance curves when operating in pump mode; therefore, there is no universal method to predict that issue. For this reason, theoretical, analytical, experimental, and numerical simulation research have been made to predict these curves and the PATs' performance. The present paper analyzes PATs with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) based on advanced research. For this aim, information from a wide range of types of pumps with different rotation speeds was classified to examine case approaches, computational domains, mesh generation, boundary conditions, optimization of elements, and CFD package used to establish the effectiveness of this tool and to find characteristics which have not been enough investigated at present.  Most studies used CFD simulations with ANSYS code and K- turbulence closure model, which presented adequate results. Finally, this paper shows that numerical simulations with CFD analysis were successfully carried out to determine pump performance and predict curves in direct and reverse mode, improving certain components and conducting more profound research on certain specific issues.
LK http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=15290
DO  - 10.18517/ijaseit.12.3.15290