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Aerospace Compressor section of gas turbine engine duct shaoes

  1. Oct 30, 2011 #1
    why convergent rather than divergent? is this to maintain the constant air velocity.
    Can someone explain this better to me. Would be helpfull
     
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  3. Dec 25, 2011 #2
    I wonder why no one replied on this.

    This is to take care of density increase in the flow while keeping constant axial velocity. In turbine density decreases do to expansion so passage is divergent.
     
  4. Dec 27, 2011 #3
    Thanks for the late reply to this, I have managed to understand this now. Thanks for your help anyways
     
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