Accession Number : AD0854922
Title : The 'Fluid Vane' Compressor,
Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (ENGLAND)
Personal Author(s) : Burton,Ralph A.
Report Date : 20 JUN 1969
Pagination or Media Count : 12
Abstract : A centrifugal compressor is described where moving liquid sheets rather than solid vanes supply energy to air, giving almost isothermal compression. The unit is presently being studied as a component of a prototype gas turbine. Operating principles and potential applications are outlined.
Descriptors : (*CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN), WATER, GAS TURBINES, SPRAY NOZZLES, ENERGY, TEMPERATURE CONTROL, FLOW FIELDS, SPEED REGULATORS, HEAT TRANSFER, EFFICIENCY
Subject Categories : Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE