Design and Output Performance Model of Turbodrill Blade Used in a Slim Borehole
AbstractSmall-diameter turbodrills have great potential for use in slim boreholes because of their lower cost and higher efficiency when used in geothermal energy and other underground resource applications. Multistage hydraulic components consisting of stators and rotors are key aspects of turbodrills. This study aimed to develop a suitable blade that can be used under high temperature in granite formations. First, prediction models for single- and multi-stage blades were established based on Bernoulli’s Equation. The design requirement of the blade for high-temperature geothermal drilling in granite was proposed. A Φ89 blade was developed based on the dimensionless parameter method and Bezier curve; the parameters of the blade, including its radial size, symotric parameters, and blade profiles, were input into ANASYS and CFX to establish a calculation model of the single-stage blade. The optimization of the blade structure of the small-diameter turbodrill enabled a multistage turbodrill model to be established and the turbodrill’s overall output performance to be predicted. The results demonstrate that the design can meet the turbodrill’s performance requirements and that the multistage model can effectively improve the accuracy of the prediction. View Full-Text
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Wang, Y.; Xia, B.; Wang, Z.; Wang, L.; Zhou, Q. Design and Output Performance Model of Turbodrill Blade Used in a Slim Borehole. Energies 2016, 9, 1035.
Wang Y, Xia B, Wang Z, Wang L, Zhou Q. Design and Output Performance Model of Turbodrill Blade Used in a Slim Borehole. Energies. 2016; 9(12):1035.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Yu; Xia, Bairu; Wang, Zhiqiao; Wang, Liguang; Zhou, Qin. 2016. "Design and Output Performance Model of Turbodrill Blade Used in a Slim Borehole." Energies 9, no. 12: 1035.
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