Construction and use of charts in design studies of gas turbines

Sumner Alpert, Rose M. Litrenta
naca-tn-2402
Jul 1951


A method is presented for the computation and graphic representation of a series of possible turbine designs for any specific application. The use of a preliminary design chart is suggested for determining the number of stages and the effects of exit whirl and annular-area divergence on possible configurations.

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