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Fan characteristic showing rotor-stator mismatching. The rotor is just below its peak efficiency flow and is beginning to show signs of increased leading edge loading. The stator, on the other hand, is showing fully separated flow along its entire suction edge.
  
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Application: CFD Shortens Fan Design Time
Posted Thu December 04, 2003 @10:56AM
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Application by Chris Robinson and Peter Came,
PCA Engineers, UK

The Flakt Woods Group, a well-known manufacturer of large industrial fans, had to deliver to a major defense organization fans to be used in many different applications with very stringent and widely varying technical specifications and requirements. In order to meet the delivery schedule, they outsourced the design of one of the more challenging fans to PCA Engineers, engineering consultants specializing in turbomachinery design.

The critical requirement was that the fan should have nearly flat operating characteristics, so that delivery pressure does not rise significantly as the volume flow falls. Normally, we would have begun by looking for a similar design that we had done in the past, but we had never produced anything similar to this one.

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