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5). This is simply the projection of the endwalls and, if required, the streamlines, on the axial-radial (z-r ) plane. As already stated, this viewing plane exclusively separates axial, radial, and mixed-flow turbomachines from one another. The third of the turbomachinery-viewing projections is the radial-tangential (r -θ) plane of reference. 9, is relevant exclusively in centrifugal compressors and radial turbines. Depending on the blade segment where the flow path is purely radial, this plane will always show the true blade-to-blade passage shape in this segment and the fluid/structure interaction outcome.

Despite its mathematical legitimacy, however, this choice may lead to airfoil-shape distortion, particularly in radial (or centrifugal) turbomachines, because of the streamwise change of radius in this case. For purely or predominantly axial-flow turbomachines, the worthiest, most revealing flow/hardware-interaction picture to examine is that on the axial-tangential (z-θ) surface (Fig. 7). Coordinate axes in this case are the longitudinal distance (z) and the tangential coordinate θ. 7 provides a graphical means of visualizing and “flattening” a surface carrying the flow trajectories.

This is true in the sense that the sonic speed itself is a function of temperature. To clarify this point, consider two fluid particles that are proceeding within the first stage of a compressor and that of a turbine section with the same velocity. Because the compressor particle is exposed to a much lower temperature than the turbine particle, the sonic speeds at these locations will be drastically different, and so will the Mach numbers. From a turbomachinery-analysis standpoint, it would therefore be advantageous to replace the Mach number with another nondimensional-velocity ratio, the magnitude of which would be directly indicative of the local velocity.

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