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Experimental Investigation of the Blade-to-Blade Flow in a Compressor Rotor by Digital Particle Image Velocimetry

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N. Balzani, F. Scarano, M. L. Riethmuller, F. A. E. Breugelmans

Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Rhode-St.-Genèse, Belgium

J. Turbomach 122(4), 743-750 (Feb 01, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1311283 History: Received February 01, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Light-sheet forming probe
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Optical port and insert location of the periscope probe
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Convergent–divergent lens system
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Seeding system and laser pointer
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Frame straddling approach
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(a) Image taken at time t1; (b) image taken at time t2
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Single exposed recorded plate
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Instantaneous absolute velocity field
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Instantaneous velocity field
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Relative velocity contours at 30 mm from the hub, averaging 65 pair images
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Relative flow angle contours at 30 mm from the hub, averaging 65 pair images
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Relative velocity field at 30 mm from the hub, averaging 65 pair images
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Relative Mach number distribution from Fig. 12 (suction/pressure side)
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Relative flow angle distribution from Fig. 13 (suction/pressure side)
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Relative Mach number distribution from Fig. 12 (traverses crossing the channel)
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Relative flow angle distribution from Fig. 13 (traverses crossing the channel)
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Uncertainty evaluation of the relative velocity at 30 mm from the hub
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Outlet relative velocity magnitude
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Outlet relative flow angle magnitude
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Multiplanar picture; planes from 10 to 60 mm from the hub

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