Turning-angle design rules for constant-thickness circular-arc inlet guide vanes in axial annular flow

Seymour Lieblein
naca-tn-2179
Sep 1950


A survey of data from investigations of axial-flow-compressor inlet guide vanes with circular-arc, constant-thickness sections and axial air inlet was conducted to establish a relation between vane camber and air turning angle for use in the design of this type of vane.

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