Fundamentals of Turbomachinery

ISBN-10: 0470124229

ISBN-13: 9780470124222

Edition: 2008

Authors: William W. Peng

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With up-to-date coverage of all types of turbomachinery for students and practitioners, this book covers everything from gas, steam, wind, and hydraulic turbines to simple pumps, fans, blowers, and compressors used throughout industry. The book focuses on the application and selection of themachine for various uses and teaches basic theory as well as how to select the right turbine forspecific use.
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Book details

List price: $160.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/21/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Preface
Symbols
Introduction
Definition
Types of Turbomachines
Applications of Turbomachines
Performance Characteristics
Method of Analysis
Historical Evolution of Turbomachines
Organization of the Book
References
Dimensional Analysis
Dimensions and Dimensional Homogeneity
Buckingham Pi Theorem
Other Nondimensional Parameters for Turbomachines
Similarity Laws
References
Problems
Energy Transfer in Turbomachines
Review of Fluid Mechanics Related to Turbomachinery
Energy in Flowing Fluids
Euler Equation
Equations for Axial-Flow Machines
Equations for Mixed- and Radial-Flow Machines
Degree of Reaction
References
Problems
Centrifugal Pumps
Basic Construction and Classification
Basic Working Principles
Performance Characteristics
Cavitation
Performance Modifications
Preliminary Design Procedure
Pump Performance Tests
Pumping Systems
Pump Applications
Pump Selection
References
Problems
Axial-Flow Pumps and Fans
Introduction
Flow over Isolated Airfoil
Axial-Flow Cascade
Preliminary Design Procedure
Three-Dimensional Flow Effects: Radial Equilibrium Requirement
Fan Test
Fan Application
Fans and Systems
Fan Selection
Propellers
References
Problems
Centrifugal Fans, Blowers, and Compressors
Classification
Performance Parameters and Characteristics
Change of Performance
Polytropic Efficiency
Preliminary Design of Centrifugal Fans
Preliminary Design of Centrifugal Compressors
Application of Centrifugal Compressors
Selection of Compressors
References
Problems
Axial-Flow Compressors
Introduction
Basic Theory
Preliminary Design of Compressor Stage
Determination of Stage Efficiency
Effects of Compressibility and Shock Waves
Axial-Flow Compressor Stage Performance
Surge and Stall in Compressor and Remedies
References
Problems
Gas Turbines
Introduction
Thermodynamics of Axial-Flow Turbine
Degree of Reaction
Preliminary Design Procedure for Turbine Stage
Determination of Turbine Stage Efficiency
Axial-Flow Turbine Performance
Compressor and Turbine Matching
Radial-Inflow Gas Turbine
Thermodynamic Processes in Radial-Inflow Gas Turbine
Other Topics Related to Gas Turbine Engine
Applications of Gas Turbine Engines
References
Problems
Steam Turbines
Introduction
Velocity-Compounded Stage
Classification of Steam Turbines
Steam Turbine Parameters and Performance
Cogeneration and Combined-Cycle Plants
References
Problems
Hydraulic Turbines
Introduction to Hydropower
Types of Hydraulic Turbines
Selection of Hydraulic Turbines
Hydraulic Turbine Performance Characteristics
Pelton Turbine
Francis Turbine and Kaplan Turbine
References
Problems
Wind Turbines
Introduction to Wind Power
Actuator Theory
Types of Wind Turbines
Wind Turbine Characteristics and Preliminary Design Analysis
Variable-Speed Performance of Wind Turbines
Wind Turbine Applications
References
Problems
Review On Thermodynamics and Compressible Flow
Thermodynamic Properties
Thermodynamic Processes
Other Thermoflow Properties
Adiabatic Efficiencies of Flow Components
Thermodynamic Cycles
Thermodynamic Cycles of Gas Turbine Engines
Rankine Cycles with Vapor
Compressible Flow through a Channel
Normal Shock Waves
Oblique Shock Waves
Problems
Airfoil Characteristics
Flow over Objects
Airfoil Geometry
NACA Airfoil Specifications
CFD Applications to Turbomachine Design and Flow Analysis
References
Conversion Factors and Some Constants
Thermodynamic Properties of Air, Water, Superheated Steam, and CO[subscript 2] at STP (14.7 psia, 60[degree]F)
Internal Diameter of Standard Pipe of Schedule 40
Index
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