Fluid Machinery Application, Selection, and Design

ISBN-10: 1420082949

ISBN-13: 9781420082944

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Terry Wright, Philip Gerhart

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List price: $154.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 12/16/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 453
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface to the First Edition
Preliminary Remarks
Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
Units and Nomenclature
Thermodynamic Variables and Properties
Reversible Processes, Irreversible Processes, and Efficiency with Perfect Gases
Equations of Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Turbomachine Performance and Rating
Raring and Performance for Liquid Pumps
Compressible Flow Machines
Typical Performance Curves
Machine and System
Exercise Problems
Dimensional Analysis and Similarity for Turbomachinery
Dimensionless Numbers and �-Products
Dimensionless Performance Variables and Similarity for Turbomachinery
Compressible Flow Similarity
Specific Speed and Specific Diameter
Correlations of Machine Type and the Cordier Diagrams
Exercise Problems
Scaling Laws, Limitations, and Cavitation
Scaling of Performance
Limitations and Corrections for Reynolds Number and Surface Roughness
Compressibility (Mach Number) Limitations and Corrections
Cavitation Avoidance in Pumps (and Turbines)
Exercise Problems
Turbomachinery Noise
Introductory Remarks
Sound and Noise
Fan Noise
Sound Power and Sound Pressure
Outdoor Propagation
Indoor Propagation
A Note on Pump Noise
Compressor and Turbine Noise
Exercise Problems
Performance Estimation, Machine Selection, and Preliminary Design
Preliminary Remarks
Cordier Diagram and Machine Type
Estimating the Efficiency
Preliminary Machine Selection
Fan Selection from Vendor Data
Pump Selection from Vendor Data
Selection of Variable Pitch and Variable Inlet Vane Fans
Exercise Problems
Fundamentals of Flow in Turbomachinery
Preliminary Remarks
Blade and Cascade Geometry
Velocity Diagrams
Energy (Work) Transfer in a Rotor
Work, Head, Pressure, and Efficiency
Preliminary Design of an Axial Fan
Diffusion Considerations
Diffusion Limits in Axial Flow Machines
Preliminary Design and Diffusion Limits in Radial Flow
Exercise Problems
Velocity Diagrams and Flow Path Layout
Preliminary Remarks
Velocity Diagram Parameters for Axial Flow Machines
Axial Flow Pumps, Fans, and Compressors
Axial Flow Turbines
Hub-Tip Variations for Axial Flow Machines
Radial and Mixed Flow
Mixed Flow Example
Radial Flow Layout: Centrifugal Blowers
Radial Flow Layout: A Centrifugal Pump
Radial Flow Layout: Turbocharger Components
Diffusers and Volutes
Axial Flow Diffusers
Radial Flow. Volute Diffusers
Exercise Problems
Two-Dimensional Cascades
One-, Two-, and Three-dimensional Flow Models
Axial Flow Cascades: Basic Geometry and Simple Flow Models
Systematic Investigation of Axial Cascade Flow
Correlations for Cascade Performance
Blade Number and Low-Solidity Cascades
Diffusion Limitations and Selection of Solidity
Losses in Diffusing Cascades
Axial Flow Turbine Cascades
Radial Flow Cascades
Solidity of Centrifugal Cascades
Exercise Problems
Quasi-Three-Dimensional Flow
Quasi-Three-Dimensional Flow Model
Simple Radial Equilibrium for Axial Flow Machines
Approximate Solutions for SRE
Extension to Nonuniform Inflow
Q3D Model for Centrifugal Machines
Simpler Solutions
Exercise Problems
Advanced Topics in Performance and Design
Freestream Turbulence Intensity
Secondary and 3D Flow Effects
Low Reynolds Number Effects in Axial Flow Cascades
Stall, Surge, and Loss of Stability
CFD in Turbomachinery
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