publication . Doctoral thesis . 1997

Incorporation of sweep in a transonic fan design using a 3D blade-row geometry package intended for aero-structural-manufacturing optimization

Abdelhamid, Hazen Fahmy;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 1997
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited A new 3D blade row geometry package was developed and implemented. In the new representation the blade is described by six Bezier surfaces two of which represent the pressure and suction surfaces with sixteen points each. The leading and trailing edges are each represented by two Bezier surfaces. Only one extra parameter is required (in addition to the pressure and suction surfaces parameters) to define each of the leading and trailing edge surfaces. Blade geometry manipulation in this format is easily implemented. A change to one surface location affects the surrounding area inversely proportional to the di...
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMethodologies_COMPUTERGRAPHICS
free text keywords: Transonic fan design, Fan blade geometry, Bezier surfaces
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