Gas Turbine Theory

Gas Turbine Theory

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By (author) Herb Saravanamuttoo, By (author) G. F. C. Rogers, By (author) H. Cohen, By (author) Paul Straznicky

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  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Format: Hardback | 608 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 236mm x 38mm | 1,039g
  • Publication date: 31 January 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Upper Saddle River
  • ISBN 10: 0132224372
  • ISBN 13: 9780132224376
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 238,302

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In recent years the gas turbine, in combination with the steam turbine, has played an ever-increasing role in power generation. Despite the rapid advances in both output and efficiency, the basic theory of the gas turbine has remained unchanged. The layout of this new edition is broadly similar to the original, but greatly expanded and updated, comprising an outline of the basic theory, aerodynamic design of individual components, and the prediction of off-design performance. The addition of a chapter devoted to the mechanical design of gas turbines greatly enhances the scope of the book.

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Table of contents

1 Introduction 2 Shaft power cycles 3 Gas turbine cyles for aircraft propulsion 4 Centrifugal compressors 5 Axial flow compressors 6 Combustion systems 7 Axial and radial flow turbines 8 Mechanical design of gas turbines 9 Prediction of performance of simple gas turbines 10 Prediction of performance - further topics Appendix A - Some notes on gas dynamics Appendix B - Problems Appendix C - references Index