Despite the extensive application of three-dimensional Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equation (RANS) in axial compressor numerical simulations, body-force model (BFM) also plays its own role profiting from its low computation cost. However, the computation accuracy highly depends on the modeling of blade force, which usually involves several parameter constants. In this work, data assimilation based on Ensemble Kalman Filter (EnKF) was employed to optimize these model constants in BFM. Previous work associated with data assimilation mainly focus on employing only one data source. Considering the various measurement quantities in engineering practice, disparate data were incorporated in assimilation method to improve the prediction. The test case of a low-speed axial compressor was provided. Only one single data source, i.e., total pressure ratio, was first employed as the observation data in EnKF. And to reveal the superiority of the disparate data assimilation, total pressure ratio and isentropic efficiency were then incorporated to improve the performance prediction. The converged results reveal the robustness of disparate data assimilation based on EnKF. At last, the optimized constants were adopted to predict the performance of the axial compressor at another rotational speed for further verification and application. The results showed that errors comparing with the experimental data are nearly within 2.5%.

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