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Centrifugal Compressor Impeller Aerodynamics: A Numerical Investigation FREE

[+] Author Affiliations
Daniel J. Dorney, Roger L. Davis

United Technologies Research Center, East Hartford, CT

Paper No. 90-GT-213, pp. V001T01A066; 12 pages
doi:10.1115/90-GT-213
From:
  • ASME 1990 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 1: Turbomachinery
  • Brussels, Belgium, June 11–14, 1990
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7904-7
  • Copyright © 1990 by ASME

abstract

A three-dimensional, Navier-Stokes analysis is presented for the prediction of viscous flows through centrifugal impellers. Based on the Navier-Stokes rotor/stator interaction procedure developed by Rai, the present analysis uses a zonal grid methodology to discretize the impeller flow field and to facilitate the relative motion of the impeller. A blade surface oriented O-grid generated from an elliptic partial differential equation solution procedure is patched into an algebraically generated H-grid which is used to discretize the inlet, exit and blade-to-blade regions. The equations of motion are integrated using a spatially third-order accurate, implicit, iterative, upwind, finite difference, time-marching technique. Predicted results are presented for flow through a low speed centrifugal compressor impeller operating at design flow conditions. Comparison of these predicted results with experimental data demonstrates the capability of this procedure to predict impeller blade loading and provide insight into the secondary flow structure within the impeller blade passage.

Copyright © 1990 by ASME
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