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Dynamical system analysis of unstable flow phenomena in centrifugal blower

  • David Garcia EMAIL logo , Matthew Stickland and Grzegorz Liśkiewicz
From the journal Open Engineering


Methods of dynamical system analysis were employed to analyze unsteady phenomena in a centrifugal blower. Pressure signals gathered at different control points were decomposed into their Principal Components (PCs) by means of Singular Spectrum Analysis (SSA). Certain number of PCs was considered in the analysis based on their statistical correlation. Projection of the original signal onto its PCs allowed to draw the phase trajectory that clearly separated non-stable blower working conditions from its regular operation.


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Received: 2015-1-20
Accepted: 2015-5-26
Published Online: 2015-9-25

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