Accession Number : ADA187641

Title :   Air Force Research in Aero Propulsion Technology.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 1 Sep 86-31 Aug 87,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE GAS TURBINE LAB

Personal Author(s) : Greitzer, Edward M ; Epstein, Alan H ; Tan, Choon S ; Giles, Michael B ; Martinez-Sanchez, Manuel

PDF Url : ADA187641

Report Date : 04 Dec 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The work consisted of six separate projects: 1. Rotor Dynamic Instability due to Alford Forces; 2. Turbocharger Stall; 3. Three-Dimensional Flows in Turbomachines; 4. Computational Techniques for Turbomachine Flows; 5. Active Stabilization of Surge; 6. Fluid Physics of High Pressure Ratio Turbines; and was carried out as part of the Air Force Research in Aero Propulsion Technology (AFRAPT) Program. Keywords: Unsteady Flow in Turbomachines, Computational Fluid Mechanics, Centrifugal Compressor Stall, Turbine Heat Transfer, Rotor Dynamic Instability.

Descriptors :   *TURBOJET ENGINES, STABILIZATION, SURGES, CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS, STALLING, COMPUTATIONS, HIGH PRESSURE, RATIOS, TURBINES, THREE DIMENSIONAL FLOW, TURBOCHARGERS, TURBOMACHINERY, AIR FORCE RESEARCH, FLUID MECHANICS, DYNAMICS, ROTORS, STABILITY, HEAT TRANSFER, UNSTEADY FLOW

Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE