I am currently working on the modeling of blade/casing interactions in aircraft engines. The work is carried out in partnership with a company, therefore, there is a limited amount of it that could be published openly.
Are there any OpenSource compressor or turbine blade designs available (e.g. NACA airfoil profiles for wings)? Where could I find detailed dimensions and material properties?
The idea would be to use it for publication purposes, thus displaying relevant characteristics and realistic behaviors, while keeping all the confidential data of the company internally.
Since nobody's answered this yet, I'll take a stab at it.
I tried to find some dimensions for you online, but struggled.
Here's a thought though, could you just buy one?
For example - £35:
This is a Rolls Royce Olympus 593 Turbojet engine High Pressure Compressor Vane. This is a flown item that powered BAs Concorde fleet and the blade shows signs of use.
It was manufactured by Rolls Royce and has the Olympus 593 part number B430542.
The dimensions of this item in centimetres are approximately 15.5 x 4 x 4 and it weighs approximately 400g.
There are lots more on eBay too.
You asked about material — one listing says the Tornado's Rolls Royce RB199 engine is made from titanium.
I am currently working on the modeling of blade/casing interactions in aircraft engines. The work is carried out in partnership with a company, therefore, there is a limited amount of it that could be published openly. Are there any OpenSource compressor or turbine blade designs available (e.g. NACA airfoil profiles for wings)? Where could I find detailed dimensions and material properties? The idea would be to use it for publication purposes, thus displaying relevant characteristics and realistic behaviors, while keeping all the confidential data of the company internally.
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