Experimental investigation of the flow near the ram element in the brush turbine
CTU in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
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Published online: 6 May 2015
The paper focuses on the investigating of the parameters of the fluid flow around the brush turbine ram element. The flow field was evaluated qualitatively by observing changes in density using a Schlieren method. It was also evaluated the influence of the element geometry on the total aerodynamic force of the element. The aerodynamic force was measured directly using a special aerodynamic balance. The aim of the project was to find the simplest element geometry with a maximum force effect and achieve an increase in overall efficiency and reduce the manufacturing costs.
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