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Gas turbine theory

Author: H I H Saravanamuttoo; G F C Rogers; Henry Cohen
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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Gas Turbine Theory is the classic course text on gas turbines, suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students of mechanical and aeronautical engineering. This new seventh edition will also continue to be a valuable reference for practising gas turbine engineers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Saravanamuttoo, H. I. H.
Gas turbine theory.
Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson, 2017
(DLC) 2017010103
(OCoLC)974487795
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H I H Saravanamuttoo; G F C Rogers; Henry Cohen
ISBN: 1292093137 9781292093130
OCLC Number: 989704394
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Prefaces; Publisherâ#x80;#x99;s Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Open-cycle single-shaft and twin-shaft arrangements; 1.2 Multi-spool arrangements; 1.3 Closed cycles; 1.4 Aircraft propulsion; 1.5 Industrial applications; 1.6 Marine and land transportation; 1.7 Environmental issues; 1.8 Some future possibilities; 1.9 Gas turbine design procedure; 2 Shaft power cycles; 2.1 Ideal cycles; 2.2 Methods of accounting for component losses; 2.3 Design point performance calculations; 2.4 Comparative performance of practical cycles. 2.5 Combined cycles and cogeneration schemes2.6 Closed-cycle gas turbines; 3 Gas turbine cycles for aircraft propulsion; 3.1 Criteria of performance; 3.2 Intake and propelling nozzle efficiencies; 3.3 Simple turbojet cycle; 3.4 The turbofan engine; 3.5 The turboprop engine; 3.6 The turboshaft engine; 3.7 Auxiliary power units; 3.8 Thrust augmentation; 3.9 Miscellaneous topics; 4 Centrifugal compressors; 4.1 Principle of operation; 4.2 Work done and pressure rise; 4.3 The diffuser; 4.4 Compressibility effects; 4.5 Non-dimensional quantities for plotting compressor characteristics. 4.6 Compressor characteristics4.7 Computerized design procedures; 5 Axial flow compressors; 5.1 Basic operation; 5.2 Elementary theory; 5.3 Factors affecting stage pressure ratio; 5.4 Blockage in the compressor annulus; 5.5 Degree of reaction; 5.6 Three-dimensional flow; 5.7 Design process; 5.8 Blade design; 5.9 Calculation of stage performance; 5.10 Compressibility effects; 5.11 Off-design performance; 5.12 Axial compressor characteristics; 5.13 Closure; 6 Combustion systems; 6.1 Operational requirements; 6.2 Types of combustion system; 6.3 Some important factors affecting combustor design. 6.4 The combustion process6.5 Combustion chamber performance; 6.6 Some practical problems; 6.7 Gas turbine emissions; 6.8 Pressure gain combustion; 6.9 Coal gasification; 7 Axial and radial flow turbines; 7.1 Elementary theory of axial flow turbine; 7.2 Vortex theory; 7.3 Choice of blade profile, pitch and chord; 7.4 Estimation of stage performance; 7.5 Overall turbine performance; 7.6 The cooled turbine; 7.7 The radial flow turbine; 8 Mechanical design of gas turbines; 8.1 Design process; 8.2 Gas turbine architecture; 8.3 Loads and failure modes; 8.4 Gas turbine materials. 8.5 Design against failure and life estimations8.6 Blades; 8.7 Bladed rotor discs; 8.8 Blade and disc vibration; 8.9 Engine vibration; 8.10 Power transmissions; 8.12 Closure; 9 Prediction of performance of simple gas turbines; 9.1 Component characteristics; 9.2 Off-design operation of the single-shaft gas turbine; 9.3 Equilibrium running of a gas generator; 9.4 Off-design operation of free turbine engine; 9.5 Off-design operation of the jet engine; 9.6 Methods of displacing the equilibrium running line; 9.7 Incorporation of variable pressure losses; 9.8 Power extraction. 10 Prediction of performanceâ#x80;#x94;further topics.
Responsibility: HIH Saravanamuttoo, professor emeritus, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, GFC Rogers, Lately professor emeritus, University of Bristol, H Cohen, Lately fellow, Queens' College, Cambridge, PV Straznicky, professor emeritus, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, AC Nix, assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University.

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