Experimental Investigation of Unsteady Pressure on an Axial Compressor Rotor Blade Surface
Qingwei Wang, Bo Liu, Xiaorong Xiang, Xiangfeng Bo, Weimin Hou
DOI: 10.4236/epe.2010.22019   PDF    HTML     5,484 Downloads   9,266 Views   Citations


The inherent unsteady pressure fluctuations on the rotating blade suction surface of an axial compressor were experimentally measured by directly mounting five high response miniature pressure transducers into the rotor blade along a streamline at 50% span respectively. The results show that the unsteady pressure fluctuations of rotor blade surface could be measured successfully by this means. The relations about the period, altitude of unsteady pressure with rotating speed, the discipline of pressure fluctuation along the streamwise direction were obtained.

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Q. Wang, B. Liu, X. Xiang, X. Bo and W. Hou, "Experimental Investigation of Unsteady Pressure on an Axial Compressor Rotor Blade Surface," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2010, pp. 131-136. doi: 10.4236/epe.2010.22019.

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