Gas turbine engines operate under varying conditions. Subsequently, thrust varies under diverse conditions. Owing to combustion the exhaust runs full. The flow jets have been in utilization for engineering systems, present work investigates the merits of jet perforations for gas turbine engine applications. Controlling thrust when device is running is not an option in the present world. This led us to do the study on the flow of jet through various perforated shapes. At present, thorough experiments are carried out for flow analysis of diverse jet perforations and related flow optimization for better performance. Experiments are carried out on a scaled cascade tunnel. The perforations are of circle, square, triangle and ellipse in shape. The physical insight from this work would be very informative and useful for gas turbine engine operations. Systematic experiments are carried out to fundamentally understand flow behavior with different perforations at the exit. Gas turbine engines have revolutionized the propulsion systems. The very idea of generating large amount of thrust from a small volume has always intrigued scientific community about the effectiveness of operations. Though, the engine works, however, effectiveness have always been questioned and worked upon. Results significantly state that jet perforations do modify the flow jet characteristics. The results show the increase in velocity by 6.2% on using the circular perforation. For the circular perforation wall jet, velocity increases by 14.7% with respect to reference jet i.e. jet without perforation.

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