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A Modified Stage-Stacking Method for Multi-Stage Axial Flow Compressor Calculations
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Author(s)
Tonye K. Jack and Robin L. Elder
KEYWORDS
—Axial Compressor, Axial Performance, Compressor, Compressor Performance, Compressor Tip Clearance,, Multistage Compressor, Off-Design Performance, Stage Stacking, Variable Stator Stagger
ABSTRACT
In this paper an attempt was made at studying multi-sage axial flow compressor off-design performance based on two existing stage stacking correlations - the STEINKE (the United States NASA model - referred to as the NASA model), and the HOWELL-CALVERT (the United Kingdom NGTE model - refered to as the H-C model). Variable stator stagger setting is incorporated in an existing Cranfield optimisation model; and the primary objective is to see if improvements in overall compressor performance can be achieved by combining these models. An exhaustive study in multistage axial compressor performance has not been conducted. The authors however believe the relationships provide a basis at estimating axial compressor performance. A computer program based on the model will be developed
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