Efficient Numerical Analysis for Shape Design of Turbine Seal

효율적인 수치해석에 의한 터빈 시일의 형상설계

  • Received : 2016.04.28
  • Accepted : 2016.06.27
  • Published : 2016.08.31


In this paper, the model to develop the forming process for turbine seal is suggested. And numerical approach for the shape design of the turbine seal is examined. Because of the thin thickness of the turbine seal, the seal is easily fractured in the manufacturing process. The main factors of the seal manufacturing consist of addendum angle and dedendum angle, fillet on the addendum face, number of the gear teeth, sheet initial location and gear initial location, rake and vertical clearance. The structure and shape of seal are modeled using the commercial 3D mechanical design program, CATIA(V5/R20). Also, rolling process to manufacture the turbine seal is analyzed using DEFORM$^{TM}$-3D(V11), commercial forming analysis software and runs under PC workstation. This study focused on the shape design of turbine seal. Through this research, the main factors to make the turbine seal for airplane turbine engine can be obtained. This study results are reflected to the shape design for turbine seal.


Turbine Seal;Forming Process;Rolling Process;Honeycomb Structure Seal;Finite Element Analysis


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