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Blade selection for a modern axial-flow compressorThe procedures leading to successful design of an axial flow compressor are discussed. The three related approaches to cascade selection are: (1) experimental approach which relies on the use of experimental results from identical cascades to satisfy the velocity diagrams calculated, (2) a purely analytical procedure whereby blade shapes are calculated from the theoretical cascade and viscous flow equations, and (3) a semiempirical procedure which used experimental data together with the theoretically derived functional relations to relate the cascade parameters. Diagrams of typical transonic blade sections with uncambered leading edges are presented.
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Conference Paper
Wright, L. C. (AiResearch Mfg. Co. Los Angeles, CA, United States)
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August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1974
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Publication: Pennsylvania State Univ. Fluid Mech., Acoustics, and Design of Turbomachinery, Pt. 2
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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