0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

The Flow Structure in Rotating Hollow Shafts With Radial Inflow and Axial Throughflow

[+] Author Affiliations
D. Brillert, A. W. Reichert

Siemens AG, Mülheim, Germany

H. Simon

University of Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany

Paper No. 2001-GT-0203, pp. V003T01A077; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/2001-GT-0203
From:
  • ASME Turbo Expo 2001: Power for Land, Sea, and Air
  • Volume 3: Heat Transfer; Electric Power; Industrial and Cogeneration
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, June 4–7, 2001
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7852-1
  • Copyright © 2001 by ASME

abstract

Modern heavy-duty gas turbines operate with high turbine inlet temperatures and thus require complex secondary air systems to ensure that blades and vanes are supplied with the necessary amount of cooling air. Low-emission gas turbines with a high thermal efficiency require minimum amounts of cooling and sealing air which means that secondary air systems must be designed with extreme accuracy.

In previous papers, the secondary air system of Siemens Vx4.3A gas turbines and the calculation method used for their design were introduced. This paper deals with the calculation of the flow in cooling air passages in rotating hollow shafts with axial throughflow. The paper starts with a derivation of basic equations and a brief review of the work on this topic described in the literature. Then on the basis of these basic equations a simple one–dimensional model is described to predict the three–dimensional flow (losses, flow deflection) in the rotating hollow shafts for different massflow rates. The calculation system is completed by matching the correlations of the simple one–dimensional model to the results of the numerical simulations.

Copyright © 2001 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In