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Dynamic Tip Clearance Measurements in Axial Flow Compressors

  • C. J. Parrish

Abstract

The clearance between rotor blade tips and rotor path lining in the compressor of a modern jet engine is an increasingly important factor affecting the efficiency. This paper details recent advances in the measurement of tip clearance and the detection of tip rubs.

Keywords

Axial Flow Compressor Rotor Blade Probe Electrode Rotor Orbit Automatic Frequency Control 
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Copyright information

© Kogan Page Ltd. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Parrish
    • 1
  1. 1.Rolls-Royce plcUK

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