Examples of Possible Test Conditions External Flow

Tstag [K]

Mach

Massflow * [kg/s]

Test Section cross-section [ cm2]

Test duration

Non-Vitiated 1st stage only

950

4

0.5

90

Continuous

With 3% water vitiation** (in the 2nd stage)

1350

5

0.45

232

Continuous

With 8% water vitiation**

950

4

0.85

161

Continuous

With 14% water vitiation**

1350

5

0.88

438

Continuous

With 15% water vitiation**

1810

5

0.88

310

Continuous

TRANSIENTS

2 - 4 deg K/s

 

*compressors max. output: 1.5 kg/s

**vitiation from 300 K produces: 15% mole faction of water to reach 1300K,

25% to reach 1800K.