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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. May 2012, 134(5): 052401.
Published Online: March 5, 2012
...Francesco Melino; Mirko Morini; Antonio Peretto; Michele Pinelli; Pier Ruggero Spina Gas turbine axial compressor performance is heavily influenced by blade fouling. As a result, the gas turbines efficiency and producible power output decrease. Performance degradation of an axial compressor stage...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. May 2012, 134(5): 052504.
Published Online: February 29, 2012
...Antonio Andreini; Riccardo Da Soghe Jet array is an arrangement typically used to cool several gas turbine parts. Some examples of such applications can be found in the impingement cooled region of gas turbine airfoils or in the turbine blade tip clearances control of large aero-engines. In order...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. April 2012, 134(4): 042504.
Published Online: February 1, 2012
...Jacob Laborenz; Malte Krack; Lars Panning; Jörg Wallaschek; Markus Denk; Pierre-Alain Masserey In the dynamics of turbomachinery, the mechanical damping of the blading has been the focus of research for the last decades to improve the dynamic performance in terms of high cycle fatigue issues...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. April 2012, 134(4): 042603.
Published Online: February 1, 2012
... of the blades. The first two contributors can be attained from an exploitation of a “mixed-airfoil” blade.The results indicate that starting ability has a direct effect on the duration that the turbine can operate and consequently its overall energy output. The overall behavior of the wind turbine system...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. April 2012, 134(4): 042602.
Published Online: January 30, 2012
...Stefano Bianchi; Alessandro Corsini; Luca Mazzucco; Lucilla Monteleone; Anthony G. Sheard Obtaining the right pitch in turbomachinery blading is crucial to efficient and successful operations. Engineers adjust the rotor’s pitch angle to control the production or absorption of power. Even for low...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. April 2012, 134(4): 042601.
Published Online: January 30, 2012
...Alessandro Corsini; Andrea Marchegiani; Franco Rispoli; Paolo Venturini; Anthony G. Sheard Induced draft fans extract coal fired boiler combustion products, including particles of un-burnt coal and ash. As a consequence of the particles, the axial fan blades’ leading edges are subject to erosion...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. March 2012, 134(3): 032507.
Published Online: January 9, 2012
...C. W. Schwingshackl; E. P. Petrov; D. J. Ewins The design of high cycle fatigue resistant bladed disks requires the ability to predict the expected damping of the structure in order to evaluate the dynamic behavior and ensure structural integrity. Highly sophisticated software codes are available...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. March 2012, 134(3): 032504.
Published Online: January 3, 2012
...Alexander Lange; Matthias Voigt; Konrad Vogeler; Henner Schrapp; Erik Johann; Volker Gümmer This paper introduces an approach for considering manufacturing variability leading to a nonaxisymmetric blading in the computational fluid dynamics simulation of a high-pressure compressor stage. A set...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. March 2012, 134(3): 032401.
Published Online: January 3, 2012
...Rainer Kurz; Klaus Brun Fouling of compressor blades is an important mechanism leading to performance deterioration in gas turbines over time. Fouling is caused by the adherence of particles to airfoils and annulus surfaces. Particles that cause fouling are typically smaller than 2 to 10 microns...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. February 2012, 134(2): 022502.
Published Online: December 7, 2011
...Akira Okabe; Takeshi Kudo; Koki Shiohata; Osami Matsushita; Hiroyuki Fujiwara; Hideo Yoda; Shigeo Sakurai In a traditional turbine-generator set, rotor shaft designers and blade designers have their own models and design process which neglects the coupled effect. Since longer blade systems have...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. January 2012, 134(1): 012504.
Published Online: November 7, 2011
... independent of the object velocity, which enables precise deformation and vibration measurements also at high rotor speed. Moreover, this sensor does not require an in situ calibration and it allows a direct measurement of blade velocity variations in contrast to blade tip timing systems. For application...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. January 2012, 134(1): 012503.
Published Online: November 4, 2011
...Kiran X. D’Souza; Bogdan I. Epureanu A great deal of research has been conducted on the effects of small random variations in structural properties, known as mistuning, in single stage bladed disks. Due to the inherent randomness of mistuning and the large dimensionality of the models of industrial...
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Article Type: Review Articles
J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. January 2012, 134(1): 010801.
Published Online: October 28, 2011
...Xiao Huang; Warren Miglietti Gas turbine blades and vanes in modern gas turbines are subjected to an extremely hostile environment. As such, sophisticated airfoil designs and advanced materials have been developed to meet stringent demands and at the same time, ensure increased performance. Despite...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. January 2012, 134(1): 012501.
Published Online: October 27, 2011
...Michael W. R. Savage Single crystal nickel-based turbine blades are directionally solidified during the casting process with the crystallographic direction [001] aligned with the blade stacking axis. This alignment is usually controlled within 10 deg, known as the Primary angle. The rotation...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. December 2011, 133(12): 122504.
Published Online: September 1, 2011
... the time-history of the transient dynamic loads on the turbofan engine blades for different size birds impacting at varying span locations of the fan blade. The problem is formulated in 3D vector dynamics equations using a nonlinear trajectory analysis approach. The analytical derivation captures...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. December 2011, 133(12): 122502.
Published Online: August 26, 2011
...Kwen Hsu; Daniel Hoyniak The blade geometric variations are usually ignored in the prediction of bladed disk aerodynamic damping values. This situation is the result of the high computational cost associated with the full-annulus unsteady flow CFD models required to account for these blade...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. October 2011, 133(10): 102503.
Published Online: May 6, 2011
... or forced response matrix methods and can be easily implemented in the nonlinear forced response analysis using standard finite element codes. The superior qualities of the new method are demonstrated on a set of major problems of nonlinear forced response analysis of bladed disks with contact interfaces...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. October 2011, 133(10): 102502.
Published Online: April 28, 2011
...Y.-J. Chan; D. J. Ewins It is known that small differences between nominally identical turbomachine blades, known as mistuning, can lead to significant variation in their vibration response levels. A commonly used term in mistuning studies called the “amplification factor” is clearly defined...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. August 2011, 133(8): 082101.
Published Online: April 8, 2011
...Austin Selvig; Xiao Huang; Mike Hildebrand; David Stek Modern superalloys have enabled high pressure turbine (HPT) blades in gas turbine engines (GTE) to operate at higher temperatures. Unfortunately, the complexity of these materials can make it difficult to understand the failure mechanisms...
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J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. August 2011, 133(8): 082001.
Published Online: April 7, 2011
...Lanxin Sun; Qun Zheng; Mingcong Luo; Yijin Li; Rakesh Bhargava The process of wet compression in an axial compressor is an intricate two-phase flow involving not only heat and mass transfer processes but also droplet breakup and even formation of discontinuous water film on the blade surface...