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COMPRESSOR BLADE

UNSPECIFIED COMPRESSOR BLADE. doi:.

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Abstract

A blade (2) for a compressor comprising a pressure surface (6) and a suction surface (4), wherein the suction surface (4) comprises: a discontinuity in the chord-wise curvature of an intermediate portion of the suction surface between the blade leading edge and blade trailing edge; and a slot (20) arranged along at least a portion of the blade (2) in a substantially span-wise direction, the slot (2) being disposed at or near the said change in curvature, such that when in use lower momentum fluid near the suction surface (4) is aspirated into the slot (20).

Item Type: Patent
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div A > Turbomachinery
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:37
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 16:40
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