The physical processes involved in ice accretion on the rotating blade are complex. It is important to develop high fidelity numerical method and simulate the icing process on the blade under icing conditions. This paper presents a numerical study on the icing process on the rotating blade. The flow field around the blade is obtained using ANSYS FLUENT. The trajectories of supercooled water droplets and the collection efficiency are calculated by Eulerian approach. Heat and mass balance on the rotating blade surface is taken into account in icing process simulations. The NASA Rotor 67 blade is chosen as the computational model. The collection efficiency on the blade surface is computed and the impingement characteristics are analyzed. The 3D icing accretion on Rotor 67 blade is predicted at design point. The ice shapes of accretion time of 5s, 10s and 15s are simulated and the ice shapes at different span positions of the rotating blade are compared.
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Numerical Simulation of Icing on the Rotating Blade
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Dong, W, Zhu, J, Wang, R, & Chen, Y. "Numerical Simulation of Icing on the Rotating Blade." Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2015: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition. Volume 1: Aircraft Engine; Fans and Blowers; Marine. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. June 15–19, 2015. V001T01A013. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/GT2015-42568
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