Analytical investigation of flow through high-speed mixed-flow turbine

Stewart, Warner L.

An analysis was made of the flow trough a high-speed mixed-flow turbine based on axially symmetric conditions. The calculated weight flow was lower than that used in the two-dimensional design. The rotor could be redesigned to increase the weight flow and a flow and alleviate undesirable pressure gradients at the expense of increased rotor blade stresses.

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