Toward Improved Durability in Advanced Combustors and Turbines — Progress in the Prediction of Thermomechanical Loads PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
Daniel E. Sokolowski, C. Robert Ensign

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH

Paper No. 86-GT-172, pp. V002T02A011; 13 pages
  • ASME 1986 International Gas Turbine Conference and Exhibit
  • Volume 2: Aircraft Engine; Marine; Microturbines and Small Turbomachinery
  • Dusseldorf, West Germany, June 8–12, 1986
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7929-0
  • Copyright © 1986 by ASME


NASA is sponsoring the Turbine Engine Hot Section Technology (HOST) Project to address the need for improved durability in advanced combustors and turbines. Analytical and experimental activities aimed at more accurate prediction of the aerothermal environment, the thermomechanical loads, the material behavior and structural responses to such loading, and life predictions for high temperature cyclic operation have been underway for several years and are showing promising results. Progress is reported in the development of advanced instrumentation and in the improvement of combustor aerothermal and turbine heat transfer models that will lead to more accurate prediction of thermomechanical loads.

Copyright © 1986 by ASME
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