Fundamentals of Turbomachines

Author: Erik Dick
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401796270
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Fundamentals of Turbomachinery

Author: William W. Peng
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470124229
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A comprehensive introduction to turbomachines and their applications With up–to–date coverage of all types of turbomachinery for students and practitioners, Fundamentals of Turbomachinery covers machines from gas, steam, wind, and hydraulic turbines to simple pumps, fans, blowers, and compressors used throughout industry. After reviewing the history of turbomachinery and the fluid mechanical principles involved in their design and operation, the book focuses on the application and selection of machines for various uses, teaching basic theory as well as how to select the right machine for a specific use. With a practical emphasis on engineering applications of turbomachines, this book discusses the full range of both turbines and pumping devices. For each type, the author explains: ∗ Basic principles ∗ Preliminary design procedure ∗ Ideal performance characteristics ∗ Actual performance curves published by the manufacturers ∗ Application and appropriate selection of the machine Throughout, worked sample problems illustrate the principles discussed and end–of–chapter problems, employing both SI and the English system of units, provide practice to help solidify the reader′s grasp of the material.

Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery

Author: S Larry Dixon
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0123914108
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery is the leading turbomachinery book due to its balanced coverage of theory and application. Starting with background principles in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, the authors go on to discuss axial flow turbines and compressors, centrifugal pumps, fans, and compressors, and radial flow gas turbines, hydraulic turbines, and wind turbines. In this new edition,more coverage is devoted to modern approaches to analysis and design, including CFD and FEA techniques. Used as a core text in senior undergraduate and graduate level courses this book will also appeal to professional engineers in the aerospace, global power, oil & gas and other industries who are involved in the design and operation of turbomachines. More coverage of a variety of types of turbomachinery, including centrifugal pumps and gas turbines Addition of numerical and computational tools, including more discussion of CFD and FEA techniques to reflect modern practice in the area More end of chapter exercises and in-chapter worked examples

Principles of Turbomachinery

Author: R. K. Turton
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401096899
Format: PDF, ePub
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This text outlines the fluid and thermodynamic principles that apply to all classes of turbomachines, and the material has been presented in a unified way. The approach has been used with successive groups of final year mechanical engineering students, who have helped with the development of the ideas outlined. As with these students, the reader is assumed to have a basic understanding of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. However, the early chapters combine the relevant material with some new concepts, and provide basic reading references. Two related objectives have defined the scope of the treatment. The first is to provide a general treatment of the common forms of turbo machine, covering basic fluid dynamics and thermodynamics of flow through passages and over surfaces, with a brief derivation of the fundamental governing equations. The second objective is to apply this material to the various machines in enough detail to allow the major design and performance factors to be appreciated. Both objectives have been met by grouping the machines by flow path rather than by application, thus allowing an appreciation of points of similarity or difference in approach. No attempt has been made to cover detailed points of design or stressing, though the cited references and the body of information from which they have been taken give this sort of information. The first four chapters introduce the fundamental relations, and the suc ceeding chapters deal with applications to the various flow paths.

Fundamentals Of Turbomachinery

Author: VENKANNA, B. K.
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120337751
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This text covers the basic principles of turbomachinery in a clear, practical presentation that ties theory logically and rigorously with the design and application part of turbomachines such as centrifugal compressors, centrifugal pumps, axial flow compressors, steam and gas turbines, and hydraulic turbines. The contents of the book have been designed to meet the requirements of undergraduate and postgraduate students of mechanical engineering. The book helps students develop an intuitive understanding of fluid machines by honing them through a systematic problem-solving methodology. Key Features Simple and elegant presentation to enable students to grasp the essentials of the subject easily and quickly Focuses on problem-solving techniques Provides an excellent selection of more than 300 graded solved examples to foster understanding of the theory Gives over 100 chapter-end problems Provides a succinct summary of equations at the end of each chapter Provides solutions to several question papers at the end of the book.

Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

Author: Hah
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351406639
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This festschrift in honor of Professor Budugur Lakshminarayana's 60th birthday-based on the proceedings of a symposium on Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer held recently at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park-provides authoritative and conclusive research results as well as new insights into complex flow features found in the turbomachinery used for propulsion, power, and industrial applications. Explaining in detail compressors, heat transfer fields in turbines, computational fluid dynamics, and unsteady flows, Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer covers: Mixing mechanisms, annulus wall boundary layers, and the flow field in transonic turbocompressors The numerical implementation of turbulence models in a computer code Secondary flows, film cooling, and thermal turbulence modeling The visualization method of modeling using liquid crystals Innovative techniques in the computational modeling of compressor and turbine flows measurement in unsteady flows as well as axial flows and compressor noise generation And much more Generously illustrated and containing key bibliographic citations, Turbomachinery Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer is an indispensable resource for mechanical, design, aerospace, marine, manufacturing, materials, industrial, and reliability engineers; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.

Fluid Machinery

Author: Terry Wright
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420082957
Format: PDF
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Published nearly a decade ago, Fluid Machinery: Performance, Analysis, and Design quickly became popular with students, professors, and professionals because of its comprehensive and comprehensible introduction to the fluid mechanics of turbomachinery. Renamed to reflect its wider scope and reorganized content, this second edition provides a more logical flow of information that will enhance understanding. In particular, it presents a consistent notation within and across chapters, updating material when appropriate. Although the authors do account for the astounding growth in the field of computational fluid dynamics that has occurred since publication of the first edition, this text emphasizes traditional "one-dimensional" layout and points the way toward using CFD for turbomachinery design and analysis. Presents Extensive Examples and Design Exercises to Illustrate Performance Parameters and Machine Geometry By focusing on the preliminary design and selection of equipment to meet performance specifications, the authors promote a basic yet thorough understanding of the subject. They cover topics including gas and hydraulic turbines and equipment that is widely used in the industry, such as compressors, blowers, fans, and pumps. This book promotes a pragmatic approach to turbomachinery application and design, examining a realistic array of difficulties and conflicting requirements. The authors use examples from a broad range of industrial applications to illustrate the generality of the basic design approach and the common ground of seemingly diverse areas of application. With a variety of illustrations, examples, and exercises that emphasize real-world industrial applications, this book not only prepares students to face industrial applications with confidence, but also supplies professionals with a compact and easy-to-use reference.

Fluid Mechanics for Engineers

Author: Meinhard T. Schobeiri
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642115943
Format: PDF, Docs
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The contents of this book covers the material required in the Fluid Mechanics Graduate Core Course (MEEN-621) and in Advanced Fluid Mechanics, a Ph. D-level elective course (MEEN-622), both of which I have been teaching at Texas A&M University for the past two decades. While there are numerous undergraduate fluid mechanics texts on the market for engineering students and instructors to choose from, there are only limited texts that comprehensively address the particular needs of graduate engineering fluid mechanics courses. To complement the lecture materials, the instructors more often recommend several texts, each of which treats special topics of fluid mechanics. This circumstance and the need to have a textbook that covers the materials needed in the above courses gave the impetus to provide the graduate engineering community with a coherent textbook that comprehensively addresses their needs for an advanced fluid mechanics text. Although this text book is primarily aimed at mechanical engineering students, it is equally suitable for aerospace engineering, civil engineering, other engineering disciplines, and especially those practicing professionals who perform CFD-simulation on a routine basis and would like to know more about the underlying physics of the commercial codes they use. Furthermore, it is suitable for self study, provided that the reader has a sufficient knowledge of calculus and differential equations. In the past, because of the lack of advanced computational capability, the subject of fluid mechanics was artificially subdivided into inviscid, viscous (laminar, turbulent), incompressible, compressible, subsonic, supersonic and hypersonic flows.

Turbomachinery Flow Physics and Dynamic Performance

Author: Meinhard T. Schobeiri
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642246753
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With this second revised and extended edition, the readers have a solid source of information for designing state-of-the art turbomachinery components and systems at hand. Based on fundamental principles of turbomachinery thermo-fluid mechanics, numerous CFD based calculation methods are being developed to simulate the complex 3-dimensional, highly unsteady turbulent flow within turbine or compressor stages. The objective of this book is to present the fundamental principles of turbomachinery fluid-thermodynamic design process of turbine and compressor components, power generation and aircraft gas turbines in a unified and compact manner. The book provides senior undergraduate students, graduate students and engineers in the turbomachinery industry with a solid background of turbomachinery flow physics and performance fundamentals that are essential for understanding turbomachinery performance and flow complexes. While maintaining the unifying character of the book structure in this second revised and extended edition all chapters have undergone a rigorous update and enhancement. Accounting for the need of the turbomachinery community, three chapters have been added, that deal with computationally relevant aspects of turbomachinery design such as boundary layer transition, turbulence and boundary layer.