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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. October 2021, 143(10): 101014.
Paper No: GTP-21-1128
Published Online: September 20, 2021
... for the thermodynamic effect of liquefied air. The balance hole influential mechanism on the main and gap flows is explored, and its influence on the expander axial thrust and overall performance is quantified. The results show that the use of balance holes creates a highly swirling gap flow, and the static pressure...