Estimation of Forcing Function for a Geometrically Mistuned Bladed Rotor Via Modified Modal Domain Analysis

Vinod Vishwakarma, Alok Sinha

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    Abstract

    Modified modal domain analysis (MMDA) is a method to generate an accurate reduced-order model (ROM) of a bladed disk with geometric mistuning. An algorithm based on the MMDA ROM and a state observer is developed to estimate forcing functions for synchronous (including integer multiples) conditions from the dynamic responses obtained at few nodal locations of blades. The method is tested on a simple spring-mass model, finite element model (FEM) of a geometrically mistuned academic rotor, and FEM of a bladed rotor of an industrial-scale transonic research compressor. The accuracy of the forcing function estimation algorithm is examined by varying the order of ROM and the number of vibration output signals.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Article number042507
    JournalJournal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power
    Volume138
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
    • Fuel Technology
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
    • Mechanical Engineering

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