Accession Number:

AD0059715

Title:

THE AEROTHERMOPRESSOR - A DEVICE FOR IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF A GAS TURBINE POWER PLANT

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE CAMBRIDGE United States

Report Date:

1955-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

136.0

Abstract:

Theoretical and experimental investigations of a novel gas dynamics device having no moving parts yet performing the function of acompressor, are described. This device, called the Aerothermopressor, exploits the possibility of raising the total pressure of a high speedgas stream through cooling of the gas. When placed at the exhaust of a gas turbine, the Aerothermopressor will reduce the exhaust pressure,thereby improving both fuel economy and power capacity per unit of air flow.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE