A Method for the Design of Optimum Annular Diffusers of Canted Configuration

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R. C. Adkins, M. H. Wardle

School of Mechanical Engineering, Cranfield Institute of Technology, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 114(1), 8-12 (Jan 01, 1992) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2906312 History: Received January 10, 1990; Online April 24, 2008


A simple method is presented for the design of annular diffusers that can take into account the effects of compressibility and of canted configurations by use of the area bisector line. No complex boundary layer calculations are required.

Copyright © 1992 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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