Flow Transition Phenomena and Heat Transfer Over the Pressure Surfaces of Gas Turbine Blades FREE

[+] Author Affiliations
A. Brown, B. W. Martin

University of Wales, Cardiff, Wales

Paper No. 81-GT-107, pp. V003T09A013; 10 pages
  • ASME 1981 International Gas Turbine Conference and Products Show
  • Volume 3: Heat Transfer; Electric Power
  • Houston, Texas, USA, March 9–12, 1981
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7963-4
  • Copyright © 1981 by ASME


Detailed examination of flow measurements over concave pressure surfaces suggests that interaction of Taylor-Goertler vorticity with mainstream turbulent exerts only limited influence in enhancing laminar boundary-layer heat transfer. While transition is primarily controlled by the Launder laminarisation criterion, the Goertler number at which it subsequently occurs is not solely determined by turbulence intensity. Adoption of K >2.5.10 ± as a design criterion for the pressure surfaces of turbine blades would appear to have significant advantages in terms of reduced heat transfer, increased lift, and lower aerodynamic drag.

Copyright © 1981 by ASME
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