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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. January 2012, 134(1): 011011.
Published Online: May 26, 2011
...Ralph J. Volino Boundary layer separation has been studied on a very high lift, low pressure turbine airfoil in the presence of unsteady wakes. Experiments were done under low (0.6%) and high (4%) freestream turbulence conditions on a linear cascade in a low speed wind tunnel. Wakes were produced...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. April 2011, 133(2): 021009.
Published Online: October 21, 2010
... was developed to simulate deposition in a low speed wind tunnel using a low melt wax, which can simulate solid and molten phases. A facility was constructed to simulate particle deposition on a flat plate with a row of film cooling holes. Infrared thermography was used to measure wall temperatures...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. January 2011, 133(1): 011022.
Published Online: September 24, 2010
... for obtaining the slot geometry. In this study, flat plate warm wind tunnel testing has been conducted on two mesh-fed film geometries and compared against data for a row of axial round film holes, as well as a row of shaped diffuser film holes. The mesh-fed geometries are composed of pedestal arrays...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. October 2010, 132(4): 041002.
Published Online: April 26, 2010
... numerical simulations. The swirl-drag-noise relationship is quantified through scale-model aerodynamic and aeroacoustic wind tunnel tests. The maximum measured stable flow drag coefficient is 0.83 at exit swirl angles close to 50 deg. The acoustic signature, extrapolated to full-scale, is found to be well...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. July 2010, 132(3): 031022.
Published Online: April 7, 2010
...Justin Chappell; Phil Ligrani; Sri Sreekanth; Terry Lucas The performance of suction-side gill region film cooling is investigated using the University of Utah transonic wind tunnel and a simulated turbine vane in a two-dimensional cascade. The effects of film cooling hole orientation, shape...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. July 2010, 132(3): 031020.
Published Online: April 7, 2010
...Justin Chappell; Phil Ligrani; Sri Sreekanth; Terry Lucas; Edward Vlasic The performance of suction-side gill region film cooling is investigated using the University of Utah transonic wind tunnel and a simulated turbine vane in a two-dimensional cascade. The effects of film cooling hole...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. July 2010, 132(3): 031018.
Published Online: April 5, 2010
..., is evaluated. The experimental investigation was carried out in the high speed wind tunnel of Whittle Laboratory, University of Cambridge. This is a closed-circuit continuous wind tunnel where the Reynolds number and Mach number can be fixed independently. The unsteadiness caused by wake passing in front...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. January 2010, 132(1): 011007.
Published Online: September 16, 2009
...Ralph J. Volino Boundary layer separation, transition, and reattachment have been studied on a new, very high lift, low-pressure turbine airfoil. Experiments were done under low freestream turbulence conditions on a linear cascade in a low speed wind tunnel. Pressure surveys on the airfoil surface...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. April 2009, 131(2): 021006.
Published Online: January 22, 2009
...J. P. Gostelow; R. L. Thomas; D. S. Adebayo Further evidence on the similarities between transition and separation phenomena occurring in turbomachinery and wind tunnel flows is provided by measurements on a large scale flat plate under a strong adverse pressure gradient. The flat plate has a long...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. October 2008, 130(4): 041006.
Published Online: July 31, 2008
... also affect the film-cooling performance along the endwall. An experimental investigation was conducted to study the effect of surface deposition on film cooling along the pressure side of a first-stage turbine vane endwall. A large-scale wind tunnel with a turbine vane cascade was used to perform...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. July 2008, 130(3): 031005.
Published Online: May 2, 2008
... structure of a film-cooling jet emanating from one hole in a row of holes angled 20 deg to the surface of a flat plate having a 45 deg lateral angle to the freestream flow in a steady flow, flat plate wind tunnel. This facility simulates a film-cooling row typically found on a turbine blade, giving engine...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. April 2008, 130(2): 021021.
Published Online: March 25, 2008
... the lifecycle of a turbine blade surface. From these measurements, scaled models were produced for testing in a low-speed wind tunnel with a turbulent, zero pressure gradient boundary layer at Re = 750,000 . The average surface heat transfer coefficient was measured using a transient surface temperature...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. April 2008, 130(2): 021018.
Published Online: March 24, 2008
...Xinqian Zheng; Sheng Zhou; Yajun Lu; Anping Hou; Qiushi Li An experimental investigation conducted in a stationary annular cascade wind tunnel demonstrated that unsteady flow control using synthetic jets (zero mass flux) could effectively reduce flow separation in the axial compressor cascade...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. April 2008, 130(2): 021007.
Published Online: February 12, 2008
... was then tested in a low-speed wind tunnel to provide a direct measure of the predictive capability. Comparisons to verification test data indicate that good agreement was achieved for both pressure and film cooling effectiveness behavior. This study proves that despite its limitations, current Reynolds averaged...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Turbomach. January 2008, 130(1): 011022.
Published Online: January 28, 2008
...Stefan Bernsdorf; Martin G. Rose; Reza S. Abhari This paper reports on the validation of the assumption of quasisteady behavior of pulsating cooling injection in the near hole flow region. The respective experimental data are taken in a flat plate wind tunnel at ETH Zürich. The facility simulates...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Turbomach. July 2007, 129(3): 518–526.
Published Online: August 2, 2006
.... It is important to fully document how the film layer behaves with a full-coverage cooling scheme to gain an understanding into surface cooling phenomena. This paper discusses experimental results from a combustor simulator tested in a low-speed wind tunnel. Engine representative, nondimensional coolant flows were...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Turbomach. July 2007, 129(3): 608–618.
Published Online: July 20, 2006
...Hans-Jürgen Rehder; Axel Dannhauer Within a European research project, the tip endwall region of low pressure turbine guide vanes with leakage ejection was investigated at DLR in Göttingen. For this purpose a new cascade wind tunnel with three large profiles in the test section and a contoured...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Turbomach. April 2007, 129(2): 331–339.
Published Online: June 21, 2006
... in comparison with the conventional laidback fan-shaped holes for coolant to mainstream blowing ratios of 0.6–3.5. 05 06 2006 21 06 2006 cooling aerodynamics Mach number wind tunnels gas turbines Film cooling is used extensively in modern gas turbine∕aero-engines for cooling hot...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Turbomach. January 2006, 128(1): 23–34.
Published Online: June 23, 2005
...Aldo Rona; Renato Paciorri; Marco Geron In linear cascade wind tunnel tests, a high level of pitchwise periodicity is desirable to reproduce the azimuthal periodicity in the stage of an axial compressor or turbine. Transonic tests in a cascade wind tunnel with open jet boundaries have been shown...