Theoretical performance of an axial-flow compressor in a gas-turbine engine operating with inlet water injection

Reece V. Hensley
naca-tn-2673
Mar 1952


The theoretical performance with inlet water injection of an axial-flow compressor operating as a component of a gas-turbine engine is evaluated for normal compressor pressure ratios of 4, 8, and 16. Continuous saturation throughout the compression process is assumed.

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