Fundamentals of Turbomachinery

by: William W. Peng

Fundamentals of Turbomachinery

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Author: William W. Peng

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd

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Publication date: 08 February 2008

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ISBN: 0470124229 ISBN 13: 9780470124222

Fundamentals of Turbomachinery by William W. Peng

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. Top page

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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. Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd

City: Chichester

Pages: 384

More info: height 240 mm width 192 mm weight 820 gr thickness 24 mm

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Age recommended: Professional and scholarly

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC22) 621.406 Library of Congress Subject: Turbomachines

Departments: Mechanical engineering & materials; Electronics & communications engineering;

Record updated at: 04 September, 2014 time: 12:52

Summary Fundamentals of Turbomachinery List of Symbols. Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION. 1 1 Definition. 1 2 Types of Turbomachines. 1 3 Applications of Turbomachines. 1 4 Performance Characteristics. 1 5 Methods of Analysis. 1 6 Historical Evolution of Turbomachines. 1 7 Organization of the Book. References. Chapter 2: Dimensional Analysis . 2 1 Dimensions and Dimensional Homogeneity. 2 2 Buckingham Pi Theorem. 2 3 Other Nondimensional Parameters for Turbomachines. 2 4 Similarity Laws. References. Problems. Chapter 3: Energy Transfer In Turbomachines. 3 1 Review on Fluid Mechanics Related to Turbomachinery. 3 2 Energy in Flowing Fluids. 3 3 Euler Equations. 3 4 Equations for Axial Flow Machines. 3 5 Equations for Mixed and Radial Flow Machines. 3 6 Degree of Reaction. References. Problems. Chapter 4: Centrifugal Pumps. 4 1 Basic Construction and Classification. 4 2 Basic Working Principles. 4 3 Performance Characteristics. 4 4 Cavitation. 4 5 Performance Modifications. 4 6 Preliminary Design Procedure. 4 7 Pump Performance Tests. 4 8 Pumping Systems. 4 9 Pump Applications. 4 10 Pump Selections. References. Problems. Chapter 5: Axial Flow Pumps and Fans. 5 1 Introduction. 5 2 Flow over Isolated Airfoils. 5 3 Axial Flow Cascade. 5 4 Preliminary Design Procedure. 5 5 Three Dimensional Flow Effects Radial Equilibrium Requirement. 5 6 Fans Test. 5 7 Fans Application. 5 8 Fans and Systems. 5 9 Fans Selection. 5 10 Propellers. References. Problems. Chapter 6: Centrifugal Fans, Blowers and Compressors. 6 1 Classification. 6 2 Performance Parameters and Characteristics. 6 3 Change of Performance. 6 4 Polytropic Efficiency. 6 5 Preliminary Design of Centrifugal Fans. 6 6 Preliminary Design of Centrifugal Compressors. 6 7 Applications of Centrifugal Compressors. 6 8 Selection of Compressors. References. Problems. Chapter 7: Axial Flow Compressors. 7 1 Introduction. 7 2 Basic Theory. 7 3 Preliminary Design of Compressor Stage. 7 4 Determination of Stage Efficiency. 7 5 Effects of Compressibility and Shock Waves. 7 6 Axial Flow Compressor Performance. 7 7 Surge and Stall in Compressor and the Remedies. References. Problems. Chapter 8: Gas Turbines. 8 1 Introduction. 8 2 Thermodynamics of Axial Flow Turbine. 8 3 Degree of Reaction. 8 4 Preliminary Design Procedure for Turbine Stage. 8 5 Determination of Turbine Stage Efficiency. 8 6 Axial Flow Turbine Performance. 8 7 Compressor, Turbine Matching. 8 8 Radial Inflow Gas Turbine. 8 9 Thermodynamic Processes in Radial Inflow Gas Turbine. 8 10 Other Topics Related to Gas Turbine Engine. 8 11 Applications of Gas Turbine Engine. References. Problems. Chapter 9: Steam Turbines. 9 1 Introduction. 9 2 Velocity Compounded Stage. 9 3 Classification of Steam Turbines. 9 4 Steam Turbines Parameters and Performance. 9 5 Cogeneration and Combined Cycle Plants. References. Problems. Chapter 10: Hydraulic Turbines. 10 1 Introduction to Hydropower. 10 2 Types of Hydraulic Turbines. 10 3 Selection of Hydraulic Turbines. 10 4 Hydraulic Turbine Performance Characteristics. 10 5 Pelton Turbine. 10 6 Francis Turbine and Kaplan Turbine. References. Problems. Chapter 11: Wind Turbines. 11 1 Introduction to Wind Power. 11 2 Actuator Theory. 11 3 Types of Wind Turbines. 11 4 Wind Turbines Characteristics and Preliminary Design Analysis. 11 5 Variable Speed Performance of Wind Turbines. 11 6 Wind Turbine Applications. References. Problems. Appendix A: Review on Thermodynamics and Compressible Flow. A 1 Thermodynamic Properties. A 2 Thermodynamic Processes. A 3 Other Thermo Flow Properties. A 4 Adiabatic Efficiencies of Flow Components. A 5 Thermodynamic Cycles. A 6 Thermodynamic Cycles of Gas Turbine Engines. A 7 Rankine Cycles with Vapor. A 8 Compressible Flow through a Channel. A 9 Normal Shock Waves. A 10 Oblique Shock Waves. References. Problems. Appendix B: Airfoil Characteristics. B 1 Flow Over Objects. B 2 Airfoil Geometry. B 3 NACA Airfoil Specification. References. Appendix C: CFD Applications to Turbomachines Design and Flow Analysis. Appendix D: Conversion Factors & Some Constants. Appendix E: Thermodynamic Properties of Air and Water at STP. Appendix F Internal Diameter of Standard Pipe of Schedule 40. Appendix G Compressibility Chart. Top page

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