Fluid-Structure Interaction of Stirrers in Mixing Vessels

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Thomas Berger, Michael Fischer, Klaus Strohmeier

Technical University of Munich, Institute Pressure Vessel and Plant Design, Boltzmannstraße 15, D-85748 Garching, Germany

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 125(4), 440-445 (Nov 04, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1613951 History: Received May 27, 2003; Revised June 01, 2003; Online November 04, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Trajectory at ncrit=815 rpm
Grahic Jump Location
Damping forces on the F1-Stirrer© at 1000 rpm
Grahic Jump Location
Trajectory of the total lapse of the stirrer center at ncrit




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