This volume in the Hydraulic Machinery Book series deals with cavitation and its effects in turbines and pumps. After introducing cavitation and its relation with hydraulic machines, the invited contributors throughout the world review in detail relevant cavitation subjects from fundamental phenomena to various problems and solution measures in hydraulic machines. The authors are internationally recognized experts in their fields.
Introduction (S C Li); Cavitation and Cavitation Types (A J Acosta); Bubble Dynamics: Single Bubble (A Shima); Bubble Dynamics: Multi-Bubbles (Stochastic Behaviour) (S C Li); Cavitating Flow (H Mural & E Outa); Cavitation Phenomena in Hydraulic Machinery (H Tanaka, R K Turton et al.); Cavitation Damage to Hydraulic Machinery (Y Iwai et al.); Cavitation Caused Vibrations (J Sato, P Henry et al.); Unsteady Cavitation Flows Caused by Machine Transients: Turbine Transients (C S Martin); Unsteady Cavitation Flows Caused by Machine Transients: Pump Transients (H Tsukamoto).