CLOCKING IN TURBINES: REMARKS ON PHYSICAL NATURE AND GEOMETRIC REQUIREMENTS
The article discusses two issues relating to the clocking phenomenon in turbines, which are the physical course of stator wake deformation in rotor passages and its further interaction with downstream stator blades, and turbine geometry parameters which are believed to be most favourable for clocking. In both cases, the results presented in the article have made it possible to verify and reformulate the previously accepted opinions.
Keywords:turbines, clocking, wakes, vortices, blade counts
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