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Three-Dimensional Separations in Axial Compressors

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Semiu A. Gbadebo, Tom P. Hynes

Whittle Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0DY, UK

Nicholas A. Cumpsty

Rolls-Royce Plc, Derby, UK

J. Turbomach 127(2), 331-339 (May 05, 2005) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1811093 History: Received October 01, 2003; Revised March 01, 2004; Online May 05, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Suction surface flow pattern and the numerical limiting streamlines for cascade 2, i=0.0 deg (S=Saddle;N=Node;F=Focus)
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Classification of critical points (from 23)
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Suction surface flow pattern and the numerical limiting streamlines for cascade 1, i=0.0 deg
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Endwall oil-streak pattern and the numerical limiting streamlines for cascade 2, i=0.0 deg (S=Saddle;N=Node;F=Focus)
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Streamlines in the outer separated region of cascade 1, i=0.0 deg (here s=streamline number)
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Streamlines in the outer separated region of cascade 2, i=0.0 deg (here s=streamline number)
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Comparison of measured and calculated relative displacement thickness at the trailing edge of cascade 2, i=0.0 deg
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Comparison of measured and calculated contours of exit total pressure loss for cascade 2, i=0.0 deg
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Comparison of measured and calculated surface static pressure distribution for cascade 2, i=0.0 deg
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Spanwise profile of pitchwise averaged exit flow angles for cascade 2, i=0.0 deg
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Influence of incidence on the topology of separated surface flow pattern on cascade 2 (S=Saddle;N=Node;F=Focus)
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Influence of incidence on the predicted number of nodes within half of the blade passage and average thickness of 3D separated layer at the trailing edge of cascade 2

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