Some of the best-known names in the turbomachinery industry have called on our Engineering Services to develop highly efficient turbomachinery components, examples of some recent works are below:
Types of Consultancy Services
- Aerodynamic Design/re-Design Services
- Complete Design Services
- CFD Analysis
- Finite Element Structural Analysis
Multi-Objective Optimisation of a Centrifugal Pump Stage by Means of Design of Experiment Coupled with Inverse Design Method
Improve the impeller suction performance at design point.
Improve the stall performance.
Maximise pump head at shut-down.
Design guideline based on sensitivity analysis for impeller design.
Optimised impeller geometries for different objectives.
Generally applicable design guidelines for multi-point / multi-objective design of
Design of a Cooling Fan
Optimize aerodynamic efficiency.
Achieve desired flow rate and pressure rise.
Achieve desired air velocity on the cooling fans.
High-efficiency axial fan designed in two weeks.
Design of a 3 Stage Axial LP Turbine for Aeroengine Applications
To develop a high performance 3 stage axial LP turbine in a 6 weeks period time
frame to help in a competitive bidding process with other competing aeroengine
High performance LP turbine developed within 5 weeks.
The high performance of the turbine enabled the client to beat other major
aeroengine manufacturers and win the competitive bid. The turbine has already
been manufactured and flown in an aeroengine.
Design Optimisation of a Strongly Interacting Diffuser Pump Stage
Investigate detailed flow structure and loss mechanism in a diffuser pump and redesign impeller and diffuser blade to reduce losses and improve stage efficiency.
Redesigned geometry of the impeller and diffuser.
Based on unsteady flow predictions the redesigned stage showed up to 4 points improvement in efficiency. Fig.1: Pump impeller and diffuser arrangement
Design of a Double-Suction Fan Stage
Analysis of an existing double-suction fan stage including inlet ducts, connecting channels, impeller and volute and redesign of fan impeller for improved aerodynamic efficiency.
Redesigned impeller geometry.
The stage efficiency was improved by up to 4 points.
Redesign of an Industrial Compressor Stage
Redesign a state-of-the-art industrial compressor stage, consisting of impeller, diffuser and de-swirl vane to improve stage efficiency while improving a stable operating range.
Geometry of the impeller, diffuser and de-swirl vane.
The stage efficiency was improved by up to 5 points with improvement in stable operating range.
Hydrodynamic Design of a Turbocharger Pump and Turbine for Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant Applications
The scope of this project is the detailed design of a hydraulic turbocharger composed by a Pump and a Radial inflow Turbine for energy recovery in a reverse osmosis desalination plant.
Geometries and detailed 3D CFD performance results for the complete hydraulic turbocharger system including pump impeller and exit volute, turbine inlet volute and impeller.
The complete turbocharger system design was delivered on time and achieved a system efficiency 5 points above the target set by the Customer.
Hydraulic Design Optimisation of a Torque Converter
Improve the hydraulic performance of the torque converter and reduce its power consumption at various speed ratios.
Redesign geometries of three components of the torque converter, i.e., pump, turbine and stator.
Up to 12% reduction in torque converter power consumption at design speed ratio and significant improvement at off-design.
Design of a Double-Suction Volute Pump
Analysis of a complete double-suction pump stage including inlet duct and volute. Redesign the pump impeller to achieve target pump head and efficiency at design and off-design conditions.
Redesigned impeller geometry and pump performance characteristics.
Required stage performance was met with improvement in stage efficiency.
Design of Refrigeration Compressor Stage in R134
To design a refrigeration compressor stage using R134a to improve performance of stage ( impeller, vaneless diffuser and volute) and to meet various flow rates and pressure ratio requirements by using trimming of the impeller.
Geometries of the full impeller, vaneless diffuser and volute
Geometries of meridional trimmed impellers
Geometries of spanwise trimmed impellers
State-of-the-art compressor stage and series of trimmed geometries meeting all design targets.