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Enhanced Film Cooling Effectiveness With Surface Trenches

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K. Vighneswara Rao

Honeywell Technology Solutions, Hyderabad, Hyderabad, AP, India

Jong S. Liu, Daniel C. Crites, Luis A. Tapia, Malak F. Malak

Honeywell Aerospace, Phoenix, AZ

G. Sujatha, S. Balamurugan

Honeywell Technology Solutions, Bangalore, Bangalore, KA, India

Paper No. GT2013-94530, pp. V03BT13A017; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/GT2013-94530
From:
  • ASME Turbo Expo 2013: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition
  • Volume 3B: Heat Transfer
  • San Antonio, Texas, USA, June 3–7, 2013
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5515-7
  • Copyright © 2013 by ASME

abstract

In this study, cylindrical and fan shaped film cooling holes are evaluated on the blade surface numerically, using the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tool ANSYS-CFX, with the objective of improving cooling effectiveness by understanding the flow pattern at the cooling hole exit. The coolant flow rates are adjusted for blowing ratios of 0.5, 1.0 & 1.5 (momentum flux ratios of 0.125, 0.5 & 1.125 respectively). The density ratio is maintained at 2.0. New shaped holes viz. straight, concave and convex trench holes are introduced and are evaluated under similar operating conditions. Results are presented in terms of surface temperatures and adiabatic effectiveness at three different blowing ratios for the different film cooling hole shapes analyzed. Comparison is made with reference to the fan shaped film cooling hole to bring out relative merits of different shapes. The new trench holes improved the film cooling effectiveness by allowing more residence time for coolant to spread laterally while directing smoothly onto the airfoil surface. While convex trench improved the centre-line effectiveness, straight trench improved the laterally-averaged and overall effectiveness at all blowing ratios. Concave trench improved the effectiveness at blowing ratios 0.5 and 1.0.

Copyright © 2013 by ASME
Topics: Film cooling

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