Unsteady Wake Over a Linear Turbine Blade Cascade With Air and CO2 Film Injection: Part II Effect on Film Effectiveness and Heat Transfer Distributions Conference Paper uri icon


  • The effect of unsteady wake flow and air (D.R. EQ 0.97) or CO 2 (D.R. EQ 1.48) film injection blade film effectiveness and heat transfer distributions was experimentally determined. A spoked wheel type wake generator produced the unsteady wake. Experiments were performed on a five airfoil linear cascade in a low speed wind tunnel at the chord Reynolds number of 3 10 4 for no wake case and at the wake Strouhal numbers of 0.1 and 0.3. A model turbine blade with several rows of film holes on its leading edge, and pressure and suction surfaces was used. Results show that the blowing ratios of 1.2 and 0.8 provide the best film effectiveness over most of the blade surface for CO 2 and air injections, respectively. An increase in the wake Strouhal number causes a decrease in film effectiveness over most of the blade surface for both density ratio injectants and at all blowing ratios.

name of conference

  • Volume 2: Combustion and Fuels; Oil and Gas Applications; Cycle Innovations; Heat Transfer; Electric Power; Industrial and Cogeneration; Ceramics; Structures and Dynamics; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; IGTI Scholar Award

published proceedings

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Paper)

author list (cited authors)

  • Mehendale, A. B., Han, J., Ou, S., & Lee, C. P.

citation count

  • 2

complete list of authors

  • Mehendale, Anant B||Han, Je-Chin||Ou, Shichuan||Lee, C Pang

publication date

  • May 1993