Photographic study of obstacle-induced disturbations of transonic turbine cascade flow

Andrzej Szumowski , J. Amecke , J. Agocs


In this paper, the cascade flow structures influenced by the position of the obstacle inserted in the downstream flow are presented. The experiments were conducted in a stationary cascade wind tunnel, and the results can not be attributed directly to the real rotor channel flow. Nevertheless, they show qualitatively the very complicated flow pattern in the region of the rotor-stator interaction. They explain the existence of very strong variation of the blade loading and high losses of cascade flow due to the rotor-stator interaction noted by previous authors.
Author Andrzej Szumowski ITLMS
Andrzej Szumowski,,
- The Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics
, J. Amecke
J. Amecke,,
, J. Agocs
J. Agocs,,
Journal seriesJournal of Thermal Science, ISSN 1003-2169, 1993-033X
Issue year1998
Keywords in EnglishEngineering Fluid Dynamics, Engineering Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena, Flow pattern, Mechanics, Fluids, Thermodynamics, obstacle disturbance, transonic cascade flow
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