Review of status, methods and potentials of gas-turbine air-cooling

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Report presenting an examination of the most promising air-cooled turbine blades for conventional turbojet engines, which are convection-cooled corrugated-insert and strut-supported blades. Successful analytical methods of predicting blade temperatures have been found for both blades. Results regarding turbine-engine performance, turboprop-engine performance, performance variations with compressor-discharge air bleed, and some cooling methods are provided.

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43 p. : ill.

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Esgar, Jack B. & Ziemer, Robert R. February 23, 1955.

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Report presenting an examination of the most promising air-cooled turbine blades for conventional turbojet engines, which are convection-cooled corrugated-insert and strut-supported blades. Successful analytical methods of predicting blade temperatures have been found for both blades. Results regarding turbine-engine performance, turboprop-engine performance, performance variations with compressor-discharge air bleed, and some cooling methods are provided.

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43 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R17764
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930088474 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-E54I23
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930088474
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60923

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Esgar, Jack B. & Ziemer, Robert R. Review of status, methods and potentials of gas-turbine air-cooling, report, February 23, 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60923/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.