0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

Computational Design and Experimental Evaluation of Using a Leading Edge Fillet on a Gas Turbine Vane

[+] Author and Article Information
G. A. Zess, K. A. Thole

Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061

J. Turbomach 124(2), 167-175 (Apr 09, 2002) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1460914 History: Received December 07, 2000; Online April 09, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Schematic of the stator vane cascade
Grahic Jump Location
Measurement and computational plane locations
Grahic Jump Location
Boundary layer profiles measured upstream of vane
Grahic Jump Location
Schematic illustrating an unsuccessful profile fillet (a) and the final fillet design (b) that was experimentally tested
Grahic Jump Location
Comparison of measured and computed static pressure distributions for the filleted and unfilleted vane
Grahic Jump Location
Measured velocity vectors in plane SP for the (a) filleted, (b) unfilleted vane and (c) computed velocity vectors for the filleted vane
Grahic Jump Location
Computed total pressure profiles in plane SP for the (a) filleted and (b) unfilleted vane
Grahic Jump Location
Contours of measured secondary kinetic energy for (a) filleted and (b) unfilleted vane
Grahic Jump Location
Contours of measured secondary kinetic energy for (a) filleted and (b) unfilleted vane
Grahic Jump Location
Streamlines of a (a) filleted and (b) unfilleted vane
Grahic Jump Location
Comparisons of secondary velocities in Plane PS0 for the (a) measured, and (b) computed filleted vane, and (c) computed unfilleted vane. Also shown are the measured turbulent kinetic energy levels for PS0 (d).
Grahic Jump Location
Secondary velocity vectors measured for the (a) filleted, and (b) unfilleted vane compared with the (c) predicted for filleted vane in PS1. Contours of measured turbulent kinetic energy levels in Plane PS1 for the (d) filleted, and (e) unfilleted vane.
Grahic Jump Location
Secondary velocity vectors in plane SS1 for measurements of the (a) filleted vane and computations of the (c) filleted vane and measurements of the (d) unfilleted vane. Contours of turbulent kinetic energy are shown for the (b) filleted and (e) unfilleted vanes.
Grahic Jump Location
Comparison of computed secondary flows (a,b) and vorticity (c,d) in plane SS2 for the filleted (a,c) and unfilleted (b,d) vane

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In