Three-component particle image velocimetry in a generic can-type gas turbine combustor

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dc.contributor.author Meyers, Bronwyn Clara
dc.contributor.author Snedden, Glen C.
dc.contributor.author Meyer, Josua P.
dc.contributor.author Roos, Thomas H.
dc.contributor.author Mahmood, G.I. (Gazi)
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-15T14:07:50Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-15T14:07:50Z
dc.date.issued 2012-11
dc.description.abstract A stereoscopic particle image velocimetry system was used to obtain the velocity field of a can-type combustor in the non-reacting condition. In order for these measurements to be taken, an optically accessible can-type forward flow combustor was manufactured. The combustor has a 10-vane swirler in the dome as well as a primary zone with six 9.5 mm holes, a secondary zone with eight 5 mm holes and a dilution zone with ten 11.8 mm holes. The two cooling rings have 30 and 50 × 1.2 mm holes and are placed between the three zones. The main flow features were captured such as the recirculation zones and jets. The more subtle features such as flow entering the swirler, entering the dilution holes from the annulus, and converging into smaller annuli around the secondary and dilution zones were also evident in some sections of the data. An unexpected flow recirculation was observed in the dilution zone. The departure of the flow from the recirculation regions to join the bulk flow in the dilution zone was also shown. en
dc.description.librarian hb2013 en
dc.description.librarian ai2014
dc.description.sponsorship The Defence Research and Development Board under Armscor order KT471006. en
dc.description.uri http://www.uk.sagepub.com/journals/Journal202015 en
dc.identifier.citation Meyers, BC, Snedden, GC, Meyer, JP, Roos, TH & Mahmood, GI 2012, 'Three-component particle image velocimetry in a generic can-type gas turbine combustor', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A : Journal of Power and Energy, vol. 226, no. 7, pp. 892-906. en
dc.identifier.issn 0957-6509 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 2041-2967 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.1177/0957650912454780
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/32068
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SAGE en
dc.rights © 2012 SAGE Publications en
dc.subject Velocity en
dc.subject Gas turbine combustor en
dc.subject.lcsh Gas-turbines -- Combustion chambers en
dc.subject.lcsh Particle image velocimetry en
dc.subject.lcsh Aerodynamics en
dc.title Three-component particle image velocimetry in a generic can-type gas turbine combustor en
dc.type Postprint Article en


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