Investigation of a related series of turbine-blade profiles in cascade

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Report presenting an application of airfoil design methods to a series of related turbine-blade profiles to satisfy the conditions of inlet flow angle and turning angle encountered in the usual range of turbine operation. Satisfactory flow conditions were obtained in all of the blade passages tested. Results regarding the turning angles, wake losses, surface pressure distributions, critical Mach numbers, application of compressibility corrections to low-speed tests, and selection of design camber are provided.

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100 p. : ill.

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Dunavant, James C. & Erwin, John R. October 1956.

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  • Main Title: Investigation of a related series of turbine-blade profiles in cascade
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Report presenting an application of airfoil design methods to a series of related turbine-blade profiles to satisfy the conditions of inlet flow angle and turning angle encountered in the usual range of turbine operation. Satisfactory flow conditions were obtained in all of the blade passages tested. Results regarding the turning angles, wake losses, surface pressure distributions, critical Mach numbers, application of compressibility corrections to low-speed tests, and selection of design camber are provided.

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100 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R13848
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930084558 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-3802
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930084558
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc56068

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Dunavant, James C. & Erwin, John R. Investigation of a related series of turbine-blade profiles in cascade, report, October 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc56068/: accessed August 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.