The occurrence of cavitation negatively affects the performance of hydraulic systems. The impairments range from increased noise levels to severe and life-limiting wear of machine parts. Cavitation in hydraulic systems can be prevented by early integration of one-dimensional fluid power simulation software into the design process.
In this webinar, FLUIDON’s piping expert “RohrLEx” explains how cavitating flows can be simulated with the updated component models of DSHplus. The improved models enable the user to analyze all relevant types of cavitation – vapor cavitation, gas cavitation and pseudo-cavitation – as well as the associated phenomenon of gas bubble transport.
To illustrate the workflow when simulating a cavitation-endangered and/or gas conveying system with DSHplus, two exemplary cases are presented and discussed.