Accession Number : AD0745241

Title :   The Effect of a Diffuser on the Power Factor mu' of the Rotor Wheel of a Centrifugal Compressor,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Zel'des,N. L.

Report Date : 10 MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The article discusses the effects of a diffuser on the power factor mu' of a compressor rotor wheel, whereby the diffuser affects the flow after the wheel. Tests were made with different diffuser blade angles and with a vaneless diffuser and at various speeds. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COMPRESSOR ROTORS, EFFICIENCY), (*CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS, COMPRESSOR ROTORS), DIFFUSERS, GAS FLOW, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), USSR

Subject Categories : Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE