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Fundamentals of turbomachinery

Author: William W Peng
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William W Peng
ISBN: 9780470124222 0470124229
OCLC Number: 122338117
Description: xiii, 369 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Dimensional Analysis --
Energy Transfer in Turbomachines --
Centrifugal Pumps --
Axial-Flow Pumps and Fans --
Centrifugal Fans, Blowers, and Compressors --
Axial-Flow Compressors --
Gas Turbines --
Steam Turbines --
Hydraulic Turbines --
Review on Thermodynamics and Compressible Flow --
Airfoil Characteristics --
CFD Applications to Turbomachine Design and Flow Analysis --
Conversion Factors and Some Constants --
Thermodynamic Properties of Air, Water, Superheated Steam, and CO2 at STP (14.7 psia, 60 degrees Fahrenheit) --
Internal Diameter of Standard Pipe of Schedule 40.
Responsibility: by William W. Peng.
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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  Read more...

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