Text Box: GAS TURBINE Research Lab at 
UW-Milwaukee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director:    Professor Ryo Amano

 

 

Main Staff:      Jose Martinez Lucci (Ph.D. candidate)

Sourabh Kumaar (Ph.D. candidate)

Alka Gupta (Ph.D. candidate)

Hitoshi Arakawa (M.S. candidate)

Shaohua Shen (M.S. candidate)

 

Tel:  (414) 229-2345 Lab (414)229-4320/2333

Fax: (414) 229-6958/6814

 

 

Text Box: Rotating turbine blade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

 


 

Text Box: stationary TURBINE blade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Amano at Blue Sky Green Field Wind Energy Center

Jason Knuth is testing our hand-made turbine

 

Flow simulation around a wind turbine blade

Model turbine

 

Sponsors: US DOE, We Energies

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Flow across a wind turbine blade

Straight Blade

Velocity Vector plot for Straight Blade at r/R=25% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

Velocity Vector plot for Straight Blade at r/R=50% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

Velocity Vector plot for Straight Blade at r/R=100% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

 

Swept Blade

Velocity Vector plot for Swept Blade at r/R=25% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

Velocity Vector plot for Swept Blade at r/R=50% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

Velocity Vector plot for Swept Blade at r/R=100% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

 

 

 

Text Box: Axial Turbine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cheng Xu and Ryo Amano

Turbo & Expo 2004

 

vcs0

 

a. Baseline

vcs1

 

 

b. Forward-sweep

vcs2

 

c. Backward-sweep

vcs3

 

d. Part sweep

 

 

 

 


Mach number distributions close to tip

 
Cheng Xu and Ryo Amano

Turbo & Expo 2002

 

 

 

Text Box: Centrifugal compressor acroll flow

 

 

 

 

                                                                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Text Box: Radial compressors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Radial compressor --impeller

Casing model

 


Impeller to Diffuser

Whole domain in radial compressor

 

 

 

 

Cheng Xu & Ryo Amano

Turbo & Expo 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010