How does a gas turbine nozzle work?

In summary, all I know about nozzles is that they are devices that change the speed of a fluid or gas flow. They can be convergent, divergent, or a combination thereof.
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all i know about nozzle is that, it converts high temperature, low velocity air to low temperature, high velocity air.
But how does that happen? is it the bernoulii law?
Plz friends help me out and give me full details make it complex as much as u can. I want to know the A-Z about nozzles.
I browsed the net and found nothing useful...
pleasezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz help me pleasezzzzzz
 
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perfectz said:
all i know about nozzle is that, it converts high temperature, low velocity air to low temperature, high velocity air.
But how does that happen? is it the bernoulii law?
Plz friends help me out and give me full details make it complex as much as u can. I want to know the A-Z about nozzles.
I browsed the net and found nothing useful...
pleasezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz help me pleasezzzzzz

U mean gasturbine engine's jet nozzle or other. I can give you some data on gas turbine jetnozzle.
 
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Yeah, that's something that needs to be asked in more detail. It sounds as if perfectz is asking about a rocket or jet nozzle, but there are lots of other types as well. Essentially, I believe that anything that changes the speed of a fluid or gas flow is considered a nozzle. They can be convergent, divergent, or a combination thereof. Even the venturi in a carbeurator or airbrush is a nozzle.
 
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A nozzle is a nozzle is a nozzle. It doesn't matter where the nozzle is physically located.

Start with using Google:
http://www.aeromech.usyd.edu.au/aero/gasdyn/condiv.html
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/mflchk.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocket_engine_nozzles
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/nozzle.html
http://www.answers.com/topic/nozzle
http://www.engapplets.vt.edu/fluids/CDnozzle/cdinfo.html
http://www.flow-dyne.com/nozzle.htm [Broken]
http://meweb.ecn.purdue.edu/~meapplet/java/cdnozzle/Index.html [Broken]

That took a whopping 4 seconds.
 
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hey ramesh tell me about gas turbine nozzle

and fred u rok...
 

1. How does a nozzle work?

A nozzle works by accelerating a fluid, typically a gas or liquid, to a high velocity and directing it in a specific direction. This is achieved by creating a constriction in the pathway of the fluid, which increases its velocity through the principle of conservation of mass.

2. What is the purpose of a nozzle?

The purpose of a nozzle is to control the flow of a fluid and increase its velocity. This is useful in various applications such as propulsion systems, spray painting, and fire extinguishers.

3. How does the shape of a nozzle affect its performance?

The shape of a nozzle plays a crucial role in its performance. A convergent nozzle, which decreases in diameter, increases the velocity of the fluid. On the other hand, a divergent nozzle, which increases in diameter, decreases the velocity but can increase the pressure of the fluid.

4. What factors affect the efficiency of a nozzle?

The efficiency of a nozzle is affected by several factors, including the shape and size of the nozzle, the type of fluid, and the pressure and temperature of the fluid. The design and condition of the nozzle also play a significant role in its efficiency.

5. How can a nozzle be optimized for maximum performance?

To optimize a nozzle for maximum performance, it is essential to consider the specific application and desired outcomes. Factors such as the shape, size, and materials used in the nozzle design can be adjusted to achieve the desired performance. Additionally, regular maintenance and cleaning of the nozzle can help maintain its efficiency.

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