Turbo Machines Design And Control

Author: Appu Kuttan
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ISBN: 9789382332138
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Turbo Machines Design and Control is designed to serve as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering. It covers the design aspects of thermal power plant, jets engines, and wind mills; the aerodynamic principles of turbomachines; velocity diagrams and their applications in the design of radial and axial flow machines; and the thermodynamic analysis of the turbomachines. A chapter on units and dimensions and compressible fluid flow is also included. Key features: Units, dimensions and dimensional analysis. Foundations on compressible fluid flow. Aerodynamic analysis of body in fluid flow. Power equations of turbomachines. Velocity diagrams and their applications in radial and axial flow machine design. Fundamentals of classical control theory as applied to turbomachines. Application of modern control theory in jet engine control. Advance topics, such as air breathing engines, rockets, SCRAM jets and the mechanics of flying in birds and insects.

Fundamentals Of Turbomachines

Author: Erik Dick
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401796270
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This book explores the working principles of all kinds of turbomachines. The same theoretical framework is used to analyse the different machine types. Fundamentals are first presented and theoretical concepts are then elaborated for particular machine types, starting with the simplest ones.For each machine type, the author strikes a balance between building basic understanding and exploring knowledge of practical aspects. Readers are invited through challenging exercises to consider how the theory applies to particular cases and how it can be generalised. The book is primarily meant as a course book. It teaches fundamentals and explores applications. It will appeal to senior undergraduate and graduate students in mechanical engineering and to professional engineers seeking to understand the operation of turbomachines. Readers will gain a fundamental understanding of turbomachines. They will also be able to make a reasoned choice of turbomachine for a particular application and to understand its operation. Basic design of the simplest turbomachines as a centrifugal fan, an axial steam turbine or a centrifugal pump, is also possible using the topics covered in the book.

Incompressible Flow Turbomachines

Author: George Frederick Round
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0750676035
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The primary purpose of this book is to provide an integrated overview of incompressible flow turbomachines and their design, in this case pumps and turbines. Theory and empirical knowledge of turbomachines are brought together in detail to form a framework for a basic understanding of this complex subject. A step-by-step approach is used by means of solved problems at the end of each chapter to accomplish this. �Presents a clear overview of incompressible flow turbomachines �Treats both types of turbomachines in one text �Includes a large number of illustative solved problems

Fluid Mechanics And Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

Author: S. Larry Dixon
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080470627
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The new edition will continue to be of use to engineers in industry and technological establishments, especially as brief reviews are included on many important aspects of Turbomachinery, giving pointers towards more advanced sources of information. For readers looking towards the wider reaches of the subject area, very useful additional reading is referenced in the bibliography. The subject of Turbomachinery is in continual review, and while the basics do not change, research can lead to refinements in popular methods, and new data can emerge. This book has applications for professionals and students in many subsets of the mechanical engineering discipline, with carryover into thermal sciences; which include fluid mechanics, combustion and heat transfer; dynamics and vibrations, as well as structural mechanics and materials engineering. An important, long overdue new chapter on Wind Turbines, with a focus on blade aerodynamics, with useful worked examples Includes important material on axial flow compressors and pumps Example questions and answers throughout

Turbo Machinery Dynamics

Author: A. S. Rangwala
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071467041
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This comprehensive text details the design, development, and operation of turbo-machinery. Starting with the fundamentals of thermodynamics and advancing to the latest trends in the development and production of turbo-machines, the author provides in-depth methods for analyzing new design procedures and maximizing their structural integrity and operating efficiency.

The Design Of High Efficiency Turbomachinery And Gas Turbines

Author: David Gordon Wilson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262325810
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This comprehensive textbook is unique in its design-focused approach to turbomachinery and gas turbines. It offers students and practicing engineers methods for configuring these machines to perform with the highest possible efficiency. Examples and problems are based on the actual design of turbomachinery and turbines. After an introductory chapter that outlines the goals of the book and provides definitions of terms and parts, the book offers a brief review of the basic principles of thermodynamics and efficiency definitions. The rest of the book is devoted to the analysis and design of real turbomachinery configurations and gas turbines, based on a consistent application of thermodynamic theory and a more empirical treatment of fluid dynamics that relies on the extensive use of design charts. Topics include turbine power cycles, diffusion and diffusers, the analysis and design of three-dimensional free-stream flow, and combustion systems and combustion calculations. The second edition updates every chapter, adding material on subjects that include flow correlations, energy transfer in turbomachines, and three-dimensional design. A solutions manual is available for instructors. This new MIT Press edition makes a popular text available again, with corrections and some updates, to a wide audience of students, professors, and professionals.

Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook

Author: Meherwan P. Boyce
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080456898
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The Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook has been the standard for engineers involved in the design, selection, and operation of gas turbines. This revision includes new case histories, the latest techniques, and new designs to comply with recently passed legislation. By keeping the book up to date with new, emerging topics, Boyce ensures that this book will remain the standard and most widely used book in this field. The new Third Edition of the Gas Turbine Engineering Hand Book updates the book to cover the new generation of Advanced gas Turbines. It examines the benefit and some of the major problems that have been encountered by these new turbines. The book keeps abreast of the environmental changes and the industries answer to these new regulations. A new chapter on case histories has been added to enable the engineer in the field to keep abreast of problems that are being encountered and the solutions that have resulted in solving them. Comprehensive treatment of Gas Turbines from Design to Operation and Maintenance. In depth treatment of Compressors with emphasis on surge, rotating stall, and choke; Combustors with emphasis on Dry Low NOx Combustors; and Turbines with emphasis on Metallurgy and new cooling schemes. An excellent introductory book for the student and field engineers A special maintenance section dealing with the advanced gas turbines, and special diagnostic charts have been provided that will enable the reader to troubleshoot problems he encounters in the field The third edition consists of many Case Histories of Gas Turbine problems. This should enable the field engineer to avoid some of these same generic problems

Fluid Mechanics And Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

Author: Sydney Lawrence Dixon
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780750670593
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Turbomachines are those in which energy is transferred to or from a continuously moving fluid by the motion of a rotating element. Some of the most common and important machines used in engineering and industry fall into this category, including those which absorb power (and thereby increase fluid pressure), such as fans, compressors and pumps. Also included are equally vital varieties of machines which generate power from the expansion of fluids to lower pressures such as hydraulic, steam and gas turbines. This general definition embraces a number of devices that are classified as 'open', such as propellers, windmills and unshrouded fans. The machines examined here are those defined as 'closed', where a finite quantity of fluid can be considered to pass through the machine in unit time, for it is these which are of the most interest to students and professionals in the fields of mechanical, chemical, and plant engineering. It is in these areas that the devices that form the subject matter of this book find their most important applications, making this treatment of vital importance to anyone working in or studying them. Example questions and answers throughout Includes more new material on axial flow compressors and pumps