Transonic Research Turbine (TRT)


  • Continuous-flow single-stage turbine rig
  • 300 kW (400 hp), 16,000 rpm, 11 lbm/sec (5 kg/sec)
  • Relevant pressure ratios (up to 2.4), stage loading, and Mach numbers for use with directly scaled HPT or LPT geometries
  • Continuous transonic operation
  • Inlet temperatures from ambient to 250°F
  • Ambient or suppressed inlet pressure
  • Exit pressure from 7-13 psia (50-90 kPa)
  • Active magnetic bearing system