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Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Analyses of a Regenerative Blower

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Man-Woong Heo, Tae-Wan Seo, Chung-Suk Lee, Kwang-Yong Kim

Inha University, Incheon, Korea

Paper No. GT2015-42050, pp. V001T09A001; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/GT2015-42050
From:
  • ASME Turbo Expo 2015: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition
  • Volume 1: Aircraft Engine; Fans and Blowers; Marine
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 15–19, 2015
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5662-8
  • Copyright © 2015 by ASME

abstract

This paper presents a parametric study to investigate the aerodynamic and aeroacoustic characteristics of a side channel regenerative blower. Flow analysis in the side channel blower was carried out by solving three-dimensional steady and unsteady Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations with the shear stress transport turbulence closure. Aeroacoustic analysis was conducted by solving the variational formulation of Lighthill’s analogy on the basis of the aerodynamic sources extracted from the unsteady flow analysis. The height and width of the blade and the angle between inlet and outlet ports were selected as three geometric parameters, and their effects on the aerodynamic and aeroacoustic performances of the blower have been investigated. The results showed that the aerodynamic and aeroacoustic performances were enhanced by decreasing height and width of blade. It was found that angle between inlet and outlet ports significantly influences the aerodynamic and aeroacoustic performances of the blower due to the stripper leakage flow.

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