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Title: High Resolution RANS Nonlinear Harmonic Study of Stage 67 Tip Injection Physics

Abstract

Numerical prediction of the Stage 67 transonic fan stage employing wall jet tip injection flow control and study of the physical mechanisms leading to stall suppression and stability enhancement afforded by endwall recirculation/injection is the focus of this paper. Reynolds averaged Navier–Stokes (RANS) computations were used to perform detailed analysis of the Stage 67 configuration experimentally tested at NASA's Glenn Research Center in 2004. Time varying predictions of the stage plus recirculation and injection flowpath were executed utilizing the nonlinear harmonic (NLH) approach. Significantly higher grid resolution per passage was achieved than what has been generally employed in prior reported numerical studies of spike stall phenomena in transonic compressors. This paper focuses on characterizing the physics of spike stall embryonic stage phenomena and the influence of tip injection, resulting in experimentally and numerically demonstrated stall suppression.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [4];  [5];  [6]
  1. Ramgen Power Systems, LLC, Bellevue, WA 98005 e-mail: 
  2. Ramgen Power Systems, LLC, Bellevue, WA 98005
  3. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge TN 37831
  4. Numeca USA, San Francisco, CA 94109
  5. Numeca International, Brussels B-1170, Belgium
  6. AJS Aero Incorporated, Chesterland, OH 44026-1722
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF); UT-Battelle LLC/ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN (Unted States); RAMGEN POWER SYSTEMS, LLC
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1565380
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; FE0000493
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Turbomachinery
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 137; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 0889-504X
Publisher:
ASME
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Engineering

Citation Formats

Grosvenor, Allan D., Rixon, Gregory S., Sailer, Logan M., Matheson, Michael A., Gutzwiller, David P., Demeulenaere, Alain, Gontier, Mathieu, and Strazisar, Anthony J. High Resolution RANS Nonlinear Harmonic Study of Stage 67 Tip Injection Physics. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1115/1.4028550.
Grosvenor, Allan D., Rixon, Gregory S., Sailer, Logan M., Matheson, Michael A., Gutzwiller, David P., Demeulenaere, Alain, Gontier, Mathieu, & Strazisar, Anthony J. High Resolution RANS Nonlinear Harmonic Study of Stage 67 Tip Injection Physics. United States. doi:10.1115/1.4028550.
Grosvenor, Allan D., Rixon, Gregory S., Sailer, Logan M., Matheson, Michael A., Gutzwiller, David P., Demeulenaere, Alain, Gontier, Mathieu, and Strazisar, Anthony J. Fri . "High Resolution RANS Nonlinear Harmonic Study of Stage 67 Tip Injection Physics". United States. doi:10.1115/1.4028550.
@article{osti_1565380,
title = {High Resolution RANS Nonlinear Harmonic Study of Stage 67 Tip Injection Physics},
author = {Grosvenor, Allan D. and Rixon, Gregory S. and Sailer, Logan M. and Matheson, Michael A. and Gutzwiller, David P. and Demeulenaere, Alain and Gontier, Mathieu and Strazisar, Anthony J.},
abstractNote = {Numerical prediction of the Stage 67 transonic fan stage employing wall jet tip injection flow control and study of the physical mechanisms leading to stall suppression and stability enhancement afforded by endwall recirculation/injection is the focus of this paper. Reynolds averaged Navier–Stokes (RANS) computations were used to perform detailed analysis of the Stage 67 configuration experimentally tested at NASA's Glenn Research Center in 2004. Time varying predictions of the stage plus recirculation and injection flowpath were executed utilizing the nonlinear harmonic (NLH) approach. Significantly higher grid resolution per passage was achieved than what has been generally employed in prior reported numerical studies of spike stall phenomena in transonic compressors. This paper focuses on characterizing the physics of spike stall embryonic stage phenomena and the influence of tip injection, resulting in experimentally and numerically demonstrated stall suppression.},
doi = {10.1115/1.4028550},
journal = {Journal of Turbomachinery},
issn = {0889-504X},
number = 5,
volume = 137,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {5}
}

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