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