Comparison of Semi-Empirical Correlations and a Navier-Stokes Method for the Overall Performance Assessment of Turbine Cascades

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C. Cravero, A. Satta

DIMSET–Università di Genova, via Montallegro n. 1, 16145 Genova, Italy

J. Fluids Eng 125(2), 308-314 (Mar 27, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1539869 History: Received July 24, 2000; Revised October 23, 2002; Online March 27, 2003
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Boundary orthogonal grid–ECA6 cascade; 121×95 grid points
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Blade profile ECA6—pressure coefficient distributions along the blade with different grid densities. Comparison with experimental values Tu=7.0 percent (uncertainty for Cp=±0.005).
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Blade profile ECA6—boundary layer velocity profiles at x/C=0.85 with different grid densities. Tu=0.8 percent (uncertainty for V≤5 percent).
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Blade profile ECA6—boundary layer velocity profiles at x/C=0.65 (uncertainty for V≤5 percent)
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Blade profile ECA6—boundary layer velocity profiles at x/C=0.75 (uncertainty for V≤5 percent)
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Blade profile ECA6—boundary layer velocity profiles at x/C=0.85 (uncertainty for V≤5 percent)
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Computed versus experimental wake profile at x/Cax=1.40.Tu=5.0 percent (uncertainty for Y=±0.001)
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Different turbine blade sections




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