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Film cooling, mass transfer, and flow at the base of a turbine blade

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Studies of film cooling, mass transfer, and flow visualization near the endwall of a turbine blade of a fixed cascade are reviewed. Comparison of the results confirms the complex structure of the flow, including the existence of a number of interacting vortices that dominate the region. The film cooling and mass transfer variations are in correspondence with the observed flow structure.

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Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Minnesota, 111 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA. Published in Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 65, No. 3, pp. 350–355, September, 1993.

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Jabbari, M.Y., Goldstein, R.J. Film cooling, mass transfer, and flow at the base of a turbine blade. J Eng Phys Thermophys 65, 911–916 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00862936

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  • Vortex
  • Mass Transfer
  • Statistical Physic
  • Flow Structure
  • Turbine Blade