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Author Rona, A. ♦ Mahallati, A. ♦ Carscallen, W. E. ♦ Gostelow, J. P.
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Publisher Hindawi Limited
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Date Created 2012-12-20
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) TA1-2040
Subject Keyword Civil engineering ♦ Engineering ♦ Technology
Abstract Experiments were conducted on the flow through a transonic turbine cascade. Secondary flows and a wide range of vortex types were encountered, including horseshoe vortices, shock-induced passage vortices, and streamwise vortices on the suction surface. In the separation region on the suction surface, a large rollup of passage vorticity occurred. The blunt leading edge gave rise to strong horseshoe vortices and secondary flows. The suction surface had a strong convex curvature over the forward portion and was quite flat further downstream. Surface flow visualization was performed and this convex surface displayed coherent streamwise vorticity. At subsonic speeds, strong von Kármán vortex shedding resulted in a substantial base pressure deficit. For these conditions, time-resolved measurements were made of the Eckert-Weise energy separation in the blade wake. At transonic speeds, exotic shedding modes were observed. These phenomena all occurred in experiments on the flow around one particular turbine nozzle vane in a linear cascade.
ISSN 15423034
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-01-01
e-ISSN 1023621X
Journal International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume Number 2012


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