Comparison of NACA 65-series compressor-blade pressure distributions and performance in a rotor and in cascade

Willard R. Westphal, William R. Godwin
Mar 1957

An investigation has been conducted to compare the performance of NACA 65-series compressor blades in two-dimensional cascade with that in an axial flow compressor. Blade pressure distributions were obtained by the use of a mercury-seal pressure-transfer device. The comparison indicated that cascade data accurately predicted the turning angle and blade pressure distribution obtained in the compressor at design conditions.

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