Examples of Possible Test Conditions Internal flow

Tstag [K]

Mach

Massflow * [kg/s]

Test Section cross-section [cm2]

Test duration

Non-Vitiated 1st stage only

1300

2.2

0.66

26

Continuous

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

1350

2.2

0.72

28

Continuous

With 8% water vitiation**

1700

2.2

0.72

32

Continuous

With 14% water vitiation**

1350

2.2

1.4

55

Continuous

With 15% water vitiation**

1800

2.5

0.85

42.5

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.