nozzle blades

nozzle blades

nozzle blades
Any of the blades or vanes in a nozzle diaphragm. Also known as a nozzle vane.
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In a radial turbine, air is input at the volute and forced through stationary nozzle blades, and then through the rotational impeller blades.
C--absolute velocity, m/s; [C.sub.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].sub.w]-prewhirl angle, deg; [DELTA]HSF--skin friction losses; [DELTA][H.sub.p]- power losses; [DELTA][H.sub.L]-leakage losses; [DELTA][H.sub.DF]-disc friction losses; [DELTA][H.sub.BL]-blade loading losses; [DELTA][H.sub.INC]-incidence losses; [DELTA][H.sub.Dif]-diffuser losses; [DELTA][H.sub.V]-volute losses; [eta]-efficiency;[pi]-pressure ratio.