Author

Cao Lei

Cao Lei received her PhD in Fluids Mechanics and Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2017. She jointed CCCC National Engineering Research Center of Dredging Technology and Equipment CO. LTD after graduation. As a R&D Engineer, she is involved in simulation study on dredging equipment, especially on the multiphase flow in dredge pumps. She is currently responsible for a project about reliability analysis of dredge pump shafting.

Articles By Cao Lei

Numerical investigation of the head and unsteady flow characteristics of a dredge pump loading high-concentration sands

The head of a dredge pump is an important performance parameter and a strongly fluctuating head may affect the operating stability of the pump unit. The IADC Young Author’s Award paper analyses unsteady characteristics of pump performance to improve control of the dredge pump.

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