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blade

(blād)
Working end of an instrument with special design for a particular clinical dental treatment.
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For example, Austin Brouillard, an engineer with the turboprop and turboshaft design branch in NAWCAD's Propulsion and Power Department, created a tool that saved more than 60 hours on a project that will help redefine pass/fail criteria for damage on T56 engine compressor blades and determine which ones will make ideal test subjects during engine frequency testing.
Rolls-Royce is also investigating putting additive manufacturing capabilities on its snake-like robot, as there is a limit to how much material can be removed in a blending repair before the structural integrity of a compressor blade is compromised.
Jia, "Design of compound fatigue test system of compressor blade and fatigue life analysis," Journal of Aerospace Power, vol.
A thin-walled compressor blade of gas turbine engines with varying speed under high-temperature supersonic gas flow is considered in [11].
High cycle fatigue is known as the main cause of failure of rotating structures such as compressor blades, pumps and so on.
The required reliability of compressor blades in this case can be reached by using rather expensive nickel-chromium and other heat-resistant alloys typical for gas turbines (Lahtin, Leontieva 1990).
Fouling of compressor blades is an important mechanism leading to performance deterioration in gas turbines over time.
Rolls-Royce has spent pounds 130m since 1999 on improving its UK production bases with a new turbine blade facility at Derby and a compressor blade plant built at Inchinnan, near Glasgow.
Rolls-Royce, which celebrates its centenary next week, has spent pounds 130 million since 1999 on improving its UK production bases with a new turbine blade facility at Derby and a compressor blade plant built at Inchinnan, near Glasgow.
But yesterday Renfrewshire Council announced it was backing plans to build a compressor blade factory at Inchinnan.
"The directives mandate action that Boeing and Rolls-Royce previously recommended to the fleet, including additional inspections of the intermediate pressure compressor blade at certain cycles and operational changes," Boeing said in a statement.
Probabilistic endurance level analyses of compressor blade, CEAS Aeronautical Journal 3(1): 55-65.