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Designing and updating the flow part of axial and radial-axial turbines through mathematical modeling

Andrey Rusanov , Roman Rusanov and Piotr Lampart
From the journal Open Engineering

Abstract

The paper describes an algorithm for the design of axial and radial-axial type turbines. The algorithm is based on using mathematical models of various levels of complexity – from 1D to 3D. Flow path geometry is described by means of analytical methods of profiling using a limited number of parameters. 3D turbulent flow model is realised in the program complex IPMFlow, developed based on the earlier codes FlowER and FlowER-U. Examples of developed or modernized turbines for differentpurpose power machines are presented. They are: an expansion turbine, ORC turbine and cogeneration mediumpressure turbine.

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Received: 2015-2-20
Accepted: 2015-10-21
Published Online: 2015-10-22

©2015 A. Rusanov et al.

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