A Reduced-Order Model for Turbomachinery Flows Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Conference Paper uri icon


  • This paper presents the development of a reduced-order model based on the proper orthogonal decomposition (POD) method. The POD method has been developed to predict turbomachinery flows modeled by the Reynolds-averaged Navier- Stokes equations. The purpose of using a POD-based reducedorder model is to decrease the computational cost of turbomachinery flows. The POD model has been tested for two configurations: A canonical channel with a bump case and the transonic NASA Rotor 67 case. The Rotor 67 case has been simulated at design wheel speed and at three off-design conditions: 70, 80, and 90% of the wheel speed. The results of the POD-based reduced-order model where in excellent agreement with the fullorder model results. The computational time of the reducedorder model was approximately one order of magnitude smaller than that of the full-order model. © 2013 ASME.

author list (cited authors)

  • Brenner, T. A., Carpenter, F. L., Freno, B. A., & Cizmas, P.

citation count

  • 1

publication date

  • June 2013