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Inlet Total-Pressure-Distortion Considerations for Gas-Turbine Engines
- Aerospace Standard
Published November 20, 2017 by SAE International in United States
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This document addresses many of the significant issues associated with effects of inlet total-pressure distortion on turbine-engine performance and stability. It provides a review of the development of techniques used to assess engine stability margins in the presence of inlet total-pressure distortion. Specific performance and stability issues that are covered by this document include total-pressure recovery and turbulence effects and steady and dynamic inlet total-pressure distortion.
The intent of this document is to provide a basic understanding of the effects of inlet total-pressure distortion on the performance of gas turbine engines, particularly in military applications. The document was revised to incorporate an Introduction containing material inadvertently omitted from revision B.
|Aerospace Standard||Gas Turbine Engine Inlet Flow Distortion Guidelines|
|Aerospace Standard||A Methodology for Assessing Inlet Swirl Distortion|
|Aerospace Standard||Distortion Synthesis/Estimation Techniques|
Data Sets - Support Documents
|Table 1||Distortion assessment uses during the propulsion system life cycle|
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|Table 2||Alternative stability margin definitions|
|Table 3||Different stability margin definitions result in different distortion accounting|
|Table 4||Effect of stability limit line extrapolation on stability accounting|
|Table 5||Methodology screens and coefficient determination|
|Table 6||Stability assessment factors|
|Table 7||Fan stability-pressure-ratio loss coefficients|
|Table 8||Fan stability margin assessment|
|Table 9||Typical stability margin assessment|
|Table 10||Classical circumferential screens|
|Table 11||Radial and mixed screens|
|Table 12||Operational conditions|
|Table 13||Turbofan thrust loss synthesis|
|Table 14||Inlet and aircraft component tests|
|Table 15||Engine component and engine tests|
|Table 16||Propulsion system tests|
|Table 17||Flight test conditions|
|Table 19||Data scaling guidelines: Strouhal number constant (same Reynolds number and Mach number)|
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