supersonic compressor

supersonic compressor

[¦sü·pər¦sän·ik kəm′pres·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A compressor in which a supersonic velocity is imparted to the fluid relative to the rotor blades, the stator blades, or both, producing oblique shock waves over the blades to obtain a high-pressure rise.
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supersonic compressor

A compressor in which a supersonic velocity is imparted to the fluid relative to the rotor blades, the stator blades, or to both the rotor and stator blades, producing oblique shock waves over the blades to obtain a high-pressure rise.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Bucher, "Measured and predicted performance of a high pressure ratio supersonic compressor rotor," ASME Paper GT2008-50150, 2008.
Lawlor, "Design Methodology and Predicted Performance for a Supersonic Compressor Stage," ASME Paper GT2006-90409, 2006.