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Deformation and Vibration-Induced Stress Intensity of a High-Temperature Turbine Rotor with a Breathing Transverse Crack

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The vibrations of a double-seat weighty rotor of the steam turbine with a breathing transverse crack are examined in the field of operating environment temperatures. The 3D vibration model for the rotor with a breathing transverse crack is applied. The variable two-dimensional temperature field is found from the solution of nonstationary heat transfer problem. Its effect on the contact of crack edges on rotor vibrations was evaluated. The distribution of stress intensity factors along the crack front was established for different rotor positions. Fatigue crack extension modes are assessed.

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Translated from Problemy Prochnosti, No. 6, pp. 21 – 30, November – December, 2017.

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Shul’zhenko, N.G., Zaitsev, B.F., Asaenok, A.V. et al. Deformation and Vibration-Induced Stress Intensity of a High-Temperature Turbine Rotor with a Breathing Transverse Crack. Strength Mater 49, 751–759 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11223-018-9920-x

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  • rotor
  • crack
  • edge contact
  • vibrations
  • temperature
  • stress intensity factor
  • fatigue