Accession Number:

ADA229612

Title:

Air Force Research in Aero Propulsion Technology (AFRAPT)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Sep 1989-31 Aug 1990,

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE GAS TURBINE LAB

Report Date:

1990-09-27

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

This research grant consisted of ten separate projects 1 Turbomachinery noise reduction through distortion amelioration 2 Fluid mechanics of discrete passage diffusers 3 Compressor stabilization through structural feedback 4 Linearized Euler solutions for turbomachinery flutter and forced response 5 Vortical flow behavior downstream of convoluted trailing edges 6 Turbine blade tip forces 7 Influence of inlet radial temperature distribution on turbine rotor heat transfer 8 Effect of circumferential inlet distortion on the formation of turbine secondary flow vortices 9 Inlet distortion with application to STOVL 10 Instability and distortion in multistage compressors.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE