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A Ceramic Turbine Rotor — Its Design Evolution, Test Experience and Future

  • A. Paluszny
Part of the Army Materials Technology Conference Series book series (volume 1)

Abstract

Design evolution of a ceramic turbine rotor, developed under the Ford/ARPA Program provides a background for the review and rationalization of conceptual changes that were brought about by the evolutionary developments in ceramic technology as a whole and ceramic design codes in particular. Predictive capabilities of these codes are assessed using results of hot spin — and engine tests of the evolved rotor configuration. The paper then discusses turbine rotor configurations, both axial and radial, that were developed to meet performance and reliability requirements of an advanced vehicular gas turbine of a 100–150 HP class. The analytical results for these future configurations are presented along with material requirements.

Keywords

Turbine Rotor Subcritical Crack Growth Strength Requirement Turbine Inlet Fast Fracture 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Paluszny
    • 1
  1. 1.Scientific and Engineering Lab.Ford Motor CompanyDearbornUSA

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