Accession Number : ADD012475

Title :   Temperature Detection System for Use on Film Cooled Turbine Airfoils.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Frederick,Robert

Report Date : 17 Jun 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This patent discloses an improved temperature detection system for use on film cooled turbine airfoils having a showerhead assembly with a series of parallel slots defined in the leading edge of an airfoil, each slot having a multiplicity of film flow ports exiting therefrom. A plurality of sensor assemblies are affixed to the airfoil showerhead and are couplable via electrodes to electronic sensing equipment for establishing the gas flow temperature.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *TEMPERATURE MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, *FILM COOLING, AIRFOILS, DETECTION, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, GAS FLOW, LEADING EDGES, TEMPERATURE, TURBINES, SLOTS, GAS TURBINES, AIR COOLED, PORTS(OPENINGS), THERMOCOUPLES, AIRFOILS, DETECTORS, ELECTRODES

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE