Résumé of Compressor Research at the NACA Langley Laboratory

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M. Savage, E. Boxer

NASA, Langley Laboratory, Virginia

J. R. Erwin

General Electric Company

J. Eng. Power 83(3), 269-285 (Jul 01, 1961) (17 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3673188 History: Received November 25, 1960; Online January 10, 2012


This paper describes the compressor research program conducted at the NACA Langley Laboratory and highlights the significant developments obtained prior to the discontinuance of this program in 1957. Results of low speed, high speed, and transonic cascade testing are noted. Transonic and supersonic compressor test results and analyses are presented.

Copyright © 1961 by ASME
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