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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Procurement of spares and accessories for tip clearance measurement system
Tip Clearance (2) Inlet Lip Radius (3) Diffuser Angle (4) Diffuser Length, which are defined as shown in the Figure 1
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.
Additional improvement has been made with the development of a special kneading barrel (NIC), (3-4) which expands the concept that tip clearance affects the kneading performance.
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.
Here the main areas of investigation will be iterations of the film cooling for the aerofoil of the blade and control of the tip clearance.
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.
As part of the students' work, they used a scale model to identify a calibration system to assess running tip clearance in steam turbine blades used to make electricity in power stations, creating computer software to analyse the results.
For axial fans, the important factors are blade profile, tip clearance and swirl recovery.
Senoo and Ishida (1987) observed the deterioration of compressor performance due to tip clearance of centrifugal impeller.
It produces a 5V trigger and generates three outputs: processed blade tip pulse arrival time, scaled blade tip clearance and raw eddy current analogue signal.
type of mixer, rotor design, rotor speed, even or friction rotor speeds, water temperatures, type of cooling system, tip clearance, fill factor, etc.