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Rotor-Stator Interaction in Turbomachines

E. Shirani and K. Daneshkhah
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Rotor-stator interaction in turbomachines is considered. A computer program was developed to numerically simulate 2-D unsteady compressible Navier-Stokes equations based on Jameson`s numerical method. In this problem, the sliding mesh method is used at the interface of rotor and stator. The transfer of information at the sliding interface was done based on a conservative form of a third order interpolation technique. Several testes cases were carried out to examine the problem and obtain the effect of rotor-stator interaction. The results show that for the turbine type stages, the stator-rotor interaction affects mainly the moving blades and also the wake region of the stationary blades. The amount of these effects depends on the velocity of the rotor blades.

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E. Shirani and K. Daneshkhah , 2002. Rotor-Stator Interaction in Turbomachines. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2: 955-964.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2002.955.964


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