tip clearance

tip clearance

[′tip ‚klir·əns]
(naval architecture)
The clearance or distance between the circumference of the tip circle of a propeller and the hull of the vessel.
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In region 2, the total loss in impeller without tip clearance is composed only of secondary loss, incidence loss and skin friction loss.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of spares and accessories for tip clearance measurement system
In this study, the squealer height is 0.615 mm while the tip gap height is 0.615 mm which corresponds to a tight tip clearance (t/h = 0.5%).
Tip Clearance (2) Inlet Lip Radius (3) Diffuser Angle (4) Diffuser Length, which are defined as shown in the Figure 1
But guide vanes and tip clearance were omitted for simplification in their structure simulation, which could not reflect the actual characteristics of the pump.
The grid independence was examined by the tip leakage flow rate with the seal teeth number being 5 and the size of tip clearance being 0.75 mm.
I wrote about tip clearance and its control in an earlier article [1], Tightening tip clearances and keeping them under control is a constant worry for OEMs and operators.
The near-stall conditions with a smooth casing (without a casing treatment) can induce vortex flows originating from the tip clearance flow crossing the tip gap.
The tip clearance between the impeller and the casing with a clearance of 3 mm is also included.
Two sensor types (capacitive and microwave) are employed to capture the blade tip clearance both for health monitoring and comparison purposes.
Innovative designs nave been developed to allow closed-loop control of the tip clearance by both thermal and mechanical systems.
The copilot noted that the blade tip clearance was going to be close, but made no comment to the HAC who was talking on the radio.