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Design of High-Efficiency Turbomachinery and Gas Turbines, by Wilson, Korakianitis

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  1. Feb 2, 2013 #1


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    The book could also be used as a supplementary/complementary text in an aerospace engineering propulsion course. Aeroderivative gas turbines are used for fixed power sources, either alone or as a front end of a combined cycle (Brayton + Rankine) power plant.

    I used the 1985 edition.

    Alternative source: http://www.pearson.ch/HigherEducati...Design-of-High-Efficiency-Turbomachinery.aspx

    Table of Contents:


    Note to Readers.


    A Brief History of Turbomachinery.

    1. Introduction.

    2. Review of Thermodynamics.

    3. Thermodynamics of Gas-Turbine Cycles.

    4. Diffusion and Diffusers.

    5. Energy Transfer in Turbomachines.

    6. Three-Dimensional Velocity Diagrams for Axial Turbomachines.

    7. The Design and Performance Prediction of Axial-Flow Turbines.

    8. The Design and Performance Prediction of Axial-Flow Compressors.

    9. Design Methods for Radial-Flow Turbomachines.

    10. Convective Heat Transfer in Blade Cooling and Heat-Exchanger Design.

    11. Gas-Turbine Starting and Control-System Principles.

    12. Combustion Systems and Combustion Calculations.

    13. Mechanical-Design Considerations.

    A: Properties of Air and Combustion Products.
    B: Collected Formulae.
    C: Some Constants.
    D: Conversion Factors.
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