A three-dimensional nonlinear time-marching method and numerical analysis for aeroelastic behaviour of oscillating blade row has been presented. The approach is based on the solution of the coupled fluid-structure problem in which the aerodynamic and structural equations are integrated simultaneously in time. In this formulation of a coupled problem, the interblade phase angle at which a stability (or instability) would occur, is a part of the solution. The ideal gas flow through multiple interblade passage (with periodicity on the whole annulus) is described by the unsteady Euler equations in the form of conservative laws, which are integrated by use of the explicit monotonous second order accurate Godunov-Kolgan volume scheme and a moving hybrid H-H (or H-O) grid. The structure analysis uses the modal approach and 3D finite element model of the blade. The blade motion is assumed to be a linear combination of modes shapes with the modal coefficients depending on time. The influence of the natural frequencies on the aerodynamic coefficient and aeroelastic coupled oscillations for the Fourth Standard Configuration is shown. The stability (instability) areas for the modes are obtained. It has been shown that interaction between modes plays an important role in the aeroelastic blade response. This interaction has essentially nonlinear character and leads to blade limit cycle oscillations.

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