Measurements and Predictions of Heat Transfer on Rotor Blades in a Transonic Turbine Cascade

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Paul W. Giel

OSS Group, Inc., NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135e-mail: Paul.W.Giel@grc.nasa.gov

Robert J. Boyle

NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135e-mail: Robert.J.Boyle@grc.nasa.gov

Ronald S. Bunker

General Electric Company, Global Research Center, Schenectady, NY 12301e-mail: bunker@crd.ge.com

J. Turbomach 126(1), 110-121 (Mar 26, 2004) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1643383 History: Received December 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online March 26, 2004
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Transonic turbine blade cascade facility
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Facility operating parameters
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Measured and calculated blade loadings
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Heat transfer distributions—Case 1
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Heat transfer distributions—Case 2
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Heat transfer distributions—Case 3
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Heat transfer distributions—Case 4
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Effects of Reynolds number on heat transfer
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Stagnation point heat transfer data and correlation
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Heat transfer distributions—Case 6
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Effects of pressure ratio on heat transfer
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Effects of inlet flow angle on heat transfer
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Comparison with fully turbulent calculations—Case 1
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Comparison with fully turbulent calculations—Cases 2, 5, and 8



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