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Stator-Rotor Interactions in a Transonic Compressor— Part 1: Effect of Blade-Row Spacing on Performance

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Steven E. Gorrell, William W. Copenhaver

Air Force Research Laboratory, AFRL/PRTF, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433

Theodore H. Okiishi

College of Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011

J. Turbomach 125(2), 328-335 (Apr 23, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1540119 History: Received November 07, 2001; Online April 23, 2003
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Stage matching investigation rig layout
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Velocity profiles downstream of a wake generator at 42.4% span normalized by free stream velocity, Min=0.57
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SMI performance, 100% Nc
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Wake generator/rotor only performance, 100% Nc
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40-wake generator profile comparison at 13.38 Kg/s
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40-wake generator performance contours at 13.38 Kg/s, close spacing—(a) pressure ratio, (b) efficiency
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40-Wake generator performance contours at 13.38 Kg/s, far spacing—(a) pressure ratio, (b) efficiency
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40-wake generator performance differences, close-far spacing—(a) pressure ratio difference, (b) efficiency difference

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