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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Heat Transfer and Turbomachinery

Investigation of Brush Seal Flow Characteristics Using Bulk Porous Medium Approach

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Yahya Dogu

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kirikkale University, 71450 Yahsihan, Kirikkale, Turkey

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 127(1), 136-144 (Feb 09, 2005) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1808425 History: Received October 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online February 09, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Brush seal geometry and boundary conditions
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Comparison of experimental leakage with CFD results
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Comparison of axial pressure distribution on rotor surface
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Comparison of radial pressure distribution on backing plate
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Contour plots around fence height region
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Axial pressure distribution over bristle pack at different radial heights
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Radial distribution of flow properties: (a) pressure, (b) radial velocity, and (c) axial velocity

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