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axial flow

[′ak·sē·əl ′flō]
(fluid mechanics)
Flow of fluid through an axially symmetric device such that the direction of the flow is along the axis of symmetry. Also known as axisymmetric flow.
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The new 16,000 square foot manufacturing center houses state-of-the-art tooling, designed specifically for manufacturing turbine and axial compressor airfoils.
HP Turbine Rotor--The high-pressure turbine, directly coupled to the axial compressor, is a two-stage reaction type designed to achieve very high expansion efficiency.
This includes losses from site elevation, all extractions for auxiliaries, inlet/exhaust ducting losses and axial compressor fouling.
About the same time as Rateau was working, Charles Parsons investigated axial compressors for gas turbine applications, but results showed that this compressor was poor in terms of efficiency and stability.
Contract notice: UCAM 029/16 Provision of Large Diameter Components for an Axial Compressor Test Rig.
Using a proper casing treatment, an axial compressor can provide an increased stall-margin, with only small penalties of the efficiency.
Low net work ratio engines where a higher portion of the total turbine work is consumed in the compressor tend to be both more susceptible and sensitive to axial compressor fouling.
Compared to the previous Arriel 2 generation, it has a new axial compressor, new high-pressure compressor diffuser, new high-pressure turbine material and new-generation dual-channel Fadec.
This rotor may be formally divided into two zones of gas turbine and axial compressor. Rigidity of the rotors elements is the same in different directions.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Three-dimensional illustration of the cross-section of the developed gas turbine: (a) bipartite mounting of the axial compressor and other inner components; (b) front or cold bearing; and (c) rear or hot bearing.