Comparison of outside-surface heat-transfer coefficients for cascades of turbine blades

Hubbartt, James E
July 17, 1950

A comparison of available results from heat-transfer investigations on cascades of turbine blades is presented using the Nusselt equation. The conventional correlation procedure is modified by defining the Reynolds number by the average of the velocities and the pressures around the blades. The correlation of the results from impulse blades was improved by using the Reynolds number defined by the average velocity and pressure. The final comparison indicated that several variables, which possibly influence heat transfer, should be investigated.

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