Study to improve airframe turbine engine rotor blade containment

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  • Airplanes -- Nacelles -- Design and construction.

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StatementC. O. Gunderson.
SeriesReport - Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research and Development Service ; FAA-RD-77-44
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Aviation Administration. Systems Research and Development Service.
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Paginationxx, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
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Open LibraryOL15217781M

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An evaluation was made of energies and trajectories for a range of fan, compressor, and turbine blade fragments from high bypass ratio fan engines for typical 3 and 4 engine wide body airplanes. The weight for local armor was established.

The effects of fan blade fragment impacts for areas up to 30 deg forward of the fan plane of rotation were by: 1. Gas turbine engines are generally optimized to operate at nearly a fixed speed with fixed blade geometries for the design operating condition. When the operating condition of the engine changes, the flow incidence angles may not be optimum with the blade geometry resulting in.

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The blade containment test is regarded as an essential assessment of aeroengine safety. This paper presents the results of a series of blade containment tests where a double edge notched blade was.

completely contain a single fan, compressor or turbine blade, and all parts damaged and released by the failure of the blade.

The means of demonstrating that containment criteria have been met is also specified. RECORD NO. N Title: Rotor Burst Protection Program: Statistics on Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Rotor. Autorotation occurs when the main rotor is turned by air passing up through the rotor system instead of by the engine.

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doi: / which gas turbine engines of all types can be compared. The need for high efficiency in the engine becomes more important as fuels become more costly. Engine efficiency is primarily defined by the specific fuel consumption (s.f.c.) of the engine at a given set of conditions.

Many factors affect both the efficiency and the performance of the engine. A literature review on the design and analysis of turbine rotor fragment containment was presented by Mathis, 6 and a series of studies outlining the containment capability of multi-layer composite fabric was sponsored by the FAA.

7 A number of researchers have performed experimental studies to the engine rotor burst and containment issue. An engineering study on a large turbofan engine was conducted to: (1) accurately estimate the engine weight increase and design criteria necessary to contain equivalent disk fragments resulting from a rotor failure, (2) evaluate forward containment for tip fragments of fan blades, (3) identify critical structural components and loads for the loss of an equivalent fan disk fragment through analysis of the rotor.

• Design of shrouded fan blades with a high length-to-chord aspect ratio or of large-chord fan blades with honeycomb core. • Knowledge of the dynamics of rotors stiffened by high gyroscopic couples and submitted to large out of balance forces (e.g.

fan blade failure). • Fan blade-off and containment analysis methods (e.g. blade loss). The rotor blades are powered by a free turbine, as is done on turboprop engines, and the counter-rotation is produced by a gearbox between the two rotor discs. The configuration shown in Fig.

is an aft-fan assembly with the rotors to the rear of the engine. The turbine is at the heart of any jet engine with its primary task being to drive the compressor.

As described previously without the compressor no mechanical work would be done on the fluid prior combustion and the thrust produced would only be a function of the chemical energy stored within the fuel. The hot combustion gases that enter the turbine directly after the combustion chamber.

Rotor bending that results in premature failure of steam turbine blades and other internal components is one of the most serious problems experienced in power plant operations. 01 Executive summary In modern aero engines, rotor (or blade) failure has the potential to damage the aircraft as it may cause liberation of fan, compressor, and turbine blades.

The large rotational kinetic energies on the liberated blades may cause containment breach and if sufficiently energetic, might injure personnel or cause damage to. A turbine engine failure occurs when a turbine engine unexpectedly stops producing power due to a malfunction other than fuel often applies for aircraft, but other turbine engines can fail, like ground-based turbines used in power plants or combined diesel and gas vessels and vehicles.

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mance of turbine blading for advanced aircraft engines. The high-bypass-ratio turbofan is one of these advanced engines. This engine has a multistage fan drive turbine and a high-speed, high-pressure, high-temperature core engine. The core engine turbine is characterized by short blade heights (high hub-tip radius ratio) and comprehensive.

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up-to-date edition features new information on glass cockpits, turbine engines, IFR flying, the latest FAA test standards for a private helicopter pilot certificate. Rotor-noise and aesthetic considerations strongly support the choice of three blades rather than two or one.

A three-bladed rotor has two noise-related advantages over fewer blades. For a given rotor diameter and solidity, a three-bladed rotor will have two-thirds the blade loading of a two-bladed rotor and one-third that of a one-bladed rotor. the turbine rotor and the result is a mention below For Aluminum alloy The results which is obtained from the stress analysis From figure 2 the maximum von mises stress induced in the turbine rotor is found to be MPa and it act at the bolt area.

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If the passenger aluev of time is included, the most robust aircraft design is powered by geared turbofan engines and cruises at Mach If the aluev of time is ignored, however, then a turboprop aircraft ying.

The HSTM that runs on the Sinumerik D sl CNC controllers is used mainly to manufacture turbine blades and blisks (turbine disks) deployed in stationary steam and gas turbines, as well as in mobile turbines for aircraft jet engines and large turbochargers.

This paper is focused on presenting data obtained from spin test experiments of a turbine engine like rotor disk and their correlation to the development of a structural health monitoring and fault detection system.

The data collected includes blade tip clearance, tip timing measurements and shaft displacements. The experimental results are blade. approach taken for this study is to develop analytical models of advanced open rotor engines, combine them with an advanced technology airframe, design the overall system to meet mission requirements and constraints, and assess the resulting noise, fuel consumption, and emission characteristics.

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(1)In a turbine engine axial-flow compressor, each consecutive pair of rotor and stator blades constitutes a pressure stage. (2)In a turbine engine axial-flow compressor, the number of rows of stages is determined by the amount of air and total pressure rise required.

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