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Visualization of aircraft turbine

Turbine Noise Generation

Transmission and reflection of a strong shock by an aircraft engine turbine stage. NASA is continually searching for ways to reduce the objectionable noise from aircraft turbofan engines. To make future engines quieter, the noise from components deep inside the engine core must be reduced.

Credit: Research by Dale Van Zante, NASA Glenn Research Center.

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