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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2009, Article ID 932593, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/932593
Research Article

Effect of the Unsteadiness on the Diffuser Flow in a Transonic Centrifugal Compressor Stage

Laboratoire de Mécaniques des Fluides et d'Acoustique, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, ECL/UCBL/INSA/UMR CNRS 5509, 69134 Ecully Cedex, France

Received 4 September 2008; Revised 5 February 2009; Accepted 19 March 2009

Academic Editor: Chunill Hah

Copyright © 2009 N. Bulot and I. Trébinjac. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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