The Effect of Compressor Exit Flow Distribution on Air Placement in Annular Combustors

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R. C. Adkins

Thermal Power Group, School of Mechanical Engineering, Cranfield Institute of Technology, Cranfield, Bedford, England

J. Eng. Power 100(3), 444-451 (Jul 01, 1978) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3446377 History: Received December 20, 1978; Online July 14, 2010


A simple mathematical model has been devised which is intended to make a powerful aid to combustor design and development. The model has confirmed that nonuniform flow conditions at inlet to the precombustor diffuser can seriously deter combustor performance.

Copyright © 1978 by ASME
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