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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 05)
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Analysis of the Effect of Rotor-to-Casing Diameter Ratio on the Power Output of a Vaned-Type Air Turbine-II

Bharat Raj Singh and Onkar Singh
Corresponding Author:  Bharat Raj Singh 

Key words:  Air turbine, compressed air, injection angle, motorbike, rotor/casing diameter ratios, zero pollutio,
Vol. 3 , (05): 415-425
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2011 March, 12 2011 April, 16 2011 May, 25

This study describes new results of the performance evaluations of an air powered vane type rotary novel air turbine/engine. The mathematical model with different parametric values such as; different rotor to casing diameter (d/D) ratios at optimum vane angle of 45 and injection angle of 45, have been considered and analyzed. The optimum power output is obtained at some typical values of rotor/casing diameter ratios without consumptions of excessive air. The study shows that the optimum power developed under such conditions would be 4.3-5.5 kW (5.84-7.47 HP) at linear expansion (without excessive air consumption) when d/D ratios are between 0.85 to 0.80 and casing diameter is kept 150 mm, injection pressure as 6 bar (90 psi) and speed of rotation as 2500 rpm. This power output is enough to drive any motorbike or light vehicle.
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Bharat Raj Singh and Onkar Singh, 2011. Analysis of the Effect of Rotor-to-Casing Diameter Ratio on the Power Output of a Vaned-Type Air Turbine-II.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 3(05): 415-425.
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