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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2012, Article ID 957421, 28 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/957421
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Aerodynamic Losses in Turbines with and without Film Cooling, as Influenced by Mainstream Turbulence, Surface Roughness, Airfoil Shape, and Mach Number

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology, Saint Louis University, 3450 Lindell Boulevard, McDonnell Douglas Hall Room 1033A, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA

Received 22 July 2011; Revised 8 January 2012; Accepted 11 January 2012

Academic Editor: Ting Wang

Copyright © 2012 Phil Ligrani. 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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