The different aspects of the CW251B12 compressor redesign intended for possible upgrading of currently installed B10 engines and for the B12 model are described in this paper. The design philosophy is based upon experience with previous compressor upratings. Aerodynamic and mechanical considerations as well as description of the new features introduced into the redesigned compressor are included in the paper. Generalized compressor design rules are also presented.
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Compressor Redesign for the CW251B12 Gas Turbine
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Marson, E. "Compressor Redesign for the CW251B12 Gas Turbine." Proceedings of the ASME 1989 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition. Volume 4: Heat Transfer; Electric Power; Industrial and Cogeneration. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. June 4–8, 1989. V004T09A010. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/89-GT-141
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