Investigation of axial-flow fan and compressor rotors designed for three-dimensional flow

A. Kahane
Jul 1948

An investigation has been conducted to determine whether three-dimensional flows may be efficiently utilized in axial-flow fan and compressor rotors so that the spanwise load distribution my be suitably varied to obtain high pressure rise. Two rotors, one with approximately uniform and one with solid-body downstream tangential-velocity distributions, were designed and tested at the design blade angle.

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