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The Influence of Blade Wakes on the Performance of Inter-Turbine Diffusers FREE

[+] Author Affiliations
Robert G. Dominy, David A. Kirkham

University of Durham, Durham, UK

Paper No. 94-GT-207, pp. V001T01A072; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/94-GT-207
From:
  • ASME 1994 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 1: Turbomachinery
  • The Hague, Netherlands, June 13–16, 1994
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7883-5
  • Copyright © 1994 by ASME

abstract

Inter-turbine diffusers provide continuity between H.P. and LP turbines whilst diffusing the flow upstream of the L.P. turbine. Increasing of the mean turbine diameter offers the potential advantage of reducing the flow factor in the following stages leading to increased efficiency. The flows associated with these inter-turbine diffusers differ from those in simple annular diffusers both as a consequence of their high-curvature S-shaped geometry and of the presence of wakes created by the upstream turbine. It is shown that even the simplest two-dimensional wakes result in significantly modified flows through such ducts. These introduce strong secondary flows demonstrating that full three-dimensional, viscous analysis methods are essential for correct performance modelling.

Copyright © 1994 by ASME
Topics: Wakes , Diffusers , Turbines , Blades
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