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Computational Predictions of Heat Transfer and Film-Cooling for a Turbine Blade With Non-Axisymmetric Endwall Contouring

[+] Author Affiliations
Stephen P. Lynch, Karen A. Thole

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Atul Kohli, Christopher Lehane

Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, CT

Paper No. GT2010-22984, pp. 1641-1653; 13 pages
doi:10.1115/GT2010-22984
From:
  • ASME Turbo Expo 2010: Power for Land, Sea, and Air
  • Volume 4: Heat Transfer, Parts A and B
  • Glasgow, UK, June 14–18, 2010
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4399-4 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3872-3
  • Copyright © 2010 by ASME

abstract

Three-dimensional contouring of the compressor and turbine endwalls in a gas turbine engine has been shown to be an effective method of reducing aerodynamic losses by mitigating the strength of the complex vortical structures generated at the endwall. Reductions in endwall heat transfer in the turbine have been also previously measured and reported in the literature. In this study, computational fluid dynamics simulations of a turbine blade with and without non-axisymmetric endwall contouring were compared to experimental measurements of the exit flowfield, endwall heat transfer and endwall film-cooling. Secondary kinetic energy at the cascade exit was closely predicted with a simulation using the SST k-ω turbulence model. Endwall heat transfer was overpredicted in the passage for both the SST k-ω and realizable k-ε turbulence models, but heat transfer augmentation for a non-axisymmetric contour relative to a flat endwall showed fair agreement to the experiment. Measured and predicted film-cooling results indicated that the non-axisymmetric contouring limits the spread of film-cooling flow over the endwall depending upon the interaction of the film with the contour geometry.

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