Numerical simulation of 3D transonic flow in a compressor rotor

Ng, K. C. and Yusoff, M. Z. and Yusaf, T. F. (2007) Numerical simulation of 3D transonic flow in a compressor rotor. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 27 (1). pp. 74-79. ISSN 0288-6203

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[Abstract]: This paper presents a new computational fluid dynamics (CFD) code developed at Universiti Tenaga Nasional for the numerical computation of transonic laminar flow in a compressor rotor. The 3D computational code solves the unsteady Navier-Stokes equations (NSE) on unstructured hexahedral mesh by using second-order accurate central differencing scheme on both convective and diffusive terms. Artificial damping terms are added to control the stability of the numerical scheme, and the explicit multistage Runge-Kutta time-integration technique is performed to solve the unsteady NSE. This paper discusses the simulation of compressible flow field in an axial-flow compressor rotor using the newly developed CFD code. The predicted flow is then compared with the results obtained from the commercial code, CFX-5, as well as experimental data; good agreement is found.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version supplied by and deposited with permission of Publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:58
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:42
Uncontrolled Keywords: CFD, Navier-Stokes equations, CFX, DFVLR compressor rotor
Fields of Research : 02 Physical Sciences > 0203 Classical Physics > 020303 Fluid Physics
09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091501 Computational Fluid Dynamics
Identification Number or DOI: 10.2316/Journal.205.2007.1.205-4495

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