nozzle blade

nozzle blade

[′näz·əl ‚blād]
(aerospace engineering)
Any one of the blades or vanes in a nozzle diaphragm. Also known as nozzle vane.
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The VGT's diffuser vane and the turbine nozzle blade angles can be varied in real time so as to optimize overall compressor efficiency at any operating point.
In a radial turbine, air is input at the volute and forced through stationary nozzle blades, and then through the rotational impeller blades.
p]--specific heat at constant pressure, kJ/kg K, D-impeller diameter, m; GV--opening ratio of turbine nozzle blades, %; IGV--Inlet Guide Vane; m-air mass flow rate, kg/s; M--mach number; N--rotational speed, rpm; P--pressure, Pa; r-- radius, m; T--temperature, K; VNT--variable nozzle turbine; W--relative velocity, m/s; [[alpha].