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RESEARCH PAPERS

An Axial Flow Research Compressor Facility Designed for Flow Measurement in Rotor Passages

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B. Lakshminarayana

The Pennsylvania State Uvinersity, University Park, Pa. 16802

J. Fluids Eng 102(4), 402-411 (Dec 01, 1980) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3240712 History: Received April 22, 1980; Online October 26, 2009

Abstract

An axial-flow research compressor facility, which is designed for relative flow measurement, is described in this paper. The facility has a rotating-probe traverse mechanism which is capable of traversing hot-wire, pilot and other probes at 0.09 deg intervals across the rotor blade passage. The data transmission system includes rotating transducers, pressure transfer device, ten-channel mercury slip-ring unit, scanivalve, etc. The instrumentation includes on-line data processing capability. A brief description of probes used as well as some typical data on the rotor blade static pressure, rotor endwall flow, and rotor wake characteristics are given in the paper.

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