compressor blade


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compressor blade

[kəm′pres·ər ‚blād]
(mechanical engineering)
The vane components of a centrifugal or axial-flow, air or gas compressor.

compressor blade

A rotating aerofoil on the disc of a compressor in a gas turbine engine. A compressor blade adds energy to the air by increasing its pressure and density as it moves through the engine. Compressor blades are made of special steel, alloys, or materials that do not usually distort or creep appreciably under high loads at elevated temperatures.
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The global bifurcations and chaotic dynamics of the thin-walled compressor blade with varying speed are investigated for the first time by using the analytical and numerical approaches simultaneously when the averaged equations have one nonsemisimple double zero and a pair of pure imaginary eigenvalues.
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performed shaker fatigue testing of a gas turbine engine's compressor blade, engineers used finite element analysis software.
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