Author

Zheng Lin-zhu

Zheng Lin-zhu is the director of the Equipment Design & Research Institute, CCCC National Engineering Research Center of Dredging Technology and Equipment CO. LTD. She has been rated as Professor-level senior engineer for her outstanding contribution to dredging equipment development and is one of the technical experts in the China Dredging Association (CHIDA). Currently, she focuses on the design and optimisation of dredge pumps, cutters, drag heads and also the overall design of small-scale dredgers.

Articles By Zheng Lin-zhu

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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