For the next-generation aircraft, a new propulsion system using hydrogen fuel has been proposed. In the present system, hydrogen fuel injected from a stator surface combusts in the turbine passages, accordingly, the conventional combustor can be cut out. The advantage of this system is that we can design a lighter and smaller engine with low emission. We have demonstrated the realizability of this system by using the cycle analysis and the numerical simulations. Through the previous studies, it was confirmed that the rotor/stator interaction has to be investigated, because the hydrogen combustion phenomena within the stator passage is so complex, and thus it would highly affect the rotor performance. In this paper, we focus on the rotor/stator interaction for the detailed investigation of realizability of this system. The 2- and 3-dimensional numerical simulations are performed for a single stage turbine with hydrogen-fuelled combustion. In the 2-dimensional study, the effects of the injection position and injection rate on the flow structure, the static temperature over the blades, and the blade performance are investigated. Furthermore, 3-dimensional numerical simulation is performed. The general aspect of 3-dimensional flow field is demonstrated, and the effect of hydrogen combustion on the components of turbine, for example hub, tip and blade, are investigated.

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