Turbine Archive

Turbine Files

Aerodynamic Damping Predictions

Updated on 23 January 2017

  • Aerodynamic damping predictions for oscillating airfois in cascades using moving meshes

Air Force Conducts Large Scale Simulation with Amazon EC2

Updated on 29 December 2016

  • United States Air Force conducts large-scale aerodynamic simulation with ADS and Amazon EC2

CHT Assessment of a 3-D Vane with Cooling and Comparison to Experiments

Updated on 29 December 2016

  • The High Impact Technologies (HIT) Research Turbine Vane at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory is a three-dimensional, fully film-cooled modern turbine inlet vane. In this paper, Captain Jamie Johnson and Paul King from the Air Force Institute of Tec

Comparison of Predictions from CHT Analysis to Experimental Data

Updated on 29 December 2016

  • In this paper from Turbo Expo 2013, a conjugate heat transfer analysis of a film cooled turbine vane consisting of

Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis of a Film Cooled Turbine Vane

Updated on 29 December 2016

  • A conjugate heat transfer analysis methodology is defined and applied to a film cooled turbine vane consisting of 648 cooling holes

Film Cooled Vane Case Study

Updated on 29 December 2016

  • Technical paper from the 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting comparing the film cooled vaned simulations to experimental data.

Highly Loaded Low-Pressure Turbine: Design, Numerical and Experimental Analysis

Updated on 25 April 2017

  • From the Journal of Propulsion and Power, a paper describing the design of a low pressure turbine at the US Air Force Research Lab as well as numerical and experimental analysis. ADS CFD analysis of the LPT was done using ADS Code LEO.

Implicit Scaling Case Study

Updated on 29 December 2016

  • A study comparing the effectiveness of scaled unsteady simulations to full wheel unsteady simulations. A description of ADS' implicit scaling method for reducing the start up cost of scaled unsteady simulations.

Non-Axisymmetric Endwall Contouring of Front Loaded High-Lift Low Pressure Turbines

Updated on 22 January 2018

  • This paper will detail a non-axisymmetric endwall contour design for a front loaded high lift research profile.

Performance Estimation of a Turbine under Partial Admission and Flow Pulsation Conditions

Updated on 29 December 2016

  • Time-resolved flow simulations of the modified Garrett turbine case A3K7 are conducted with time-varying inlet conditions up- stream of the turbine

PSU ME 597 - Effect of Vortex Distribution on Aerodynamic 3D Design of High Pressure Turbine Vanes and Blades

Updated on 25 January 2018

  • PSU ME 597 - Effect of Vortex Distribution on Aerodynamic 3D Design of High Pressure Turbine Vanes and Blades

PSU ME 597 - NASA E3 Stage 1 Turbine Study on Tip Clearance and Facility Scaling

Updated on 22 January 2018

  • PSU ME 597 - NASA E3 Stage 1 Turbine Study on Tip Clearance and Facility Scaling

Unsteady Aerodynamic Interaction in a Closely Coupled Turbine Consistent with Contra-Rotation

Updated on 21 February 2017

  • A contra-rotating turbine is analyzed using unsteady CFD analysis and compared against experimental data.

Variable Speed Power Turbine

Updated on 29 December 2016

  • In this paper from the American Helicopter Society 67th Annual Forum, Dr. Jerry Welch from NASA Glenn Research Center describes the design and aerodynamic analysis of a variable-speed power turbine for large civil tilt-rotor application.

Volute Performance Investigation with 3 Mesh Topologies

Updated on 21 February 2017

  • Investigating the impact of various meshing strategies on computed volute performance using Code Leo