Investigation of a 10-stage subsonic axial-flow research compressor I : aerodynamic design

Irving A. Johnsen
naca-rm-e52b18
Apr 1952


A 10-stage axial-flow compressor was designed for use as a research unit in which the problems associated with the compounding of high performance stages could be studied. The design was based on a symmetrical velocity diagram with constant total enthalpy at all radii.

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