Accession Number:

AD0854922

Title:

The 'Fluid Vane' Compressor,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-06-20

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

A centrifugal compressor is described where moving liquid sheets rather than solid vanes supply energy to air, giving almost isothermal compression. The unit is presently being studied as a component of a prototype gas turbine. Operating principles and potential applications are outlined.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE