Turbomachinery : Latest Developments in a Changing Scene - Conference Proceedings

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The performance and design of gas and steam turbines are continually being improved by the research and development of their turbomachinery. This is a collection of papers which covers the most recent developments in turbine technology and in the design and operation of turbines.
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  • Paperback | 308 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Professional Engineering Publishing
  • Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
  • d.ch.
  • 0852987617
  • 9780852987612

Table of contents

Use of CFD in the design of a modern multistage aero engine LP turbine; computational methods for the aerodynamic development of large steam turbines; verification of flow pattern for three-dimensional-designed blades; design and development of a high work transonic turbine stage; aerodynamic development of the high pressure compressor for the IAE V2500 aero engine; design of advanced blading for a high-speed HP compressor using an S1-S2 flow calculation system; improved compressor performance prediction model; recent developments in rotating-disc systems; aerodynamic instabilities in governing valves of steam turbines; flow in a radial turbine under equal and partial admission conditions; effect of hub total pressure deficient radial inlet distortion on centrifugal impeller flow; computations of three-dimensional viscous turbulent flows in centrifugal compressors with tip leakage; on the change of impeller flow non-uniformities with flow rate in a centrifugal compressor; new approach for assessment of the wetness losses in steam turbines; time-marching prediction of unsteady condensation phenomena due to supercritical head addition; the removal of water from steam turbine stationary blades by suction slots; experimental facility for studies of nucleating and wet steam flows; definition of heat transfer coefficients in the turbine sitation; measurement and optimization of film cooling performance at engine representative conditions; heat transfer coefficient enhancement in a gas turbine blade cooling passage due to film cooling holes; simple method for the calculation of secondary flows in annular cascades; instantaneous three-dimensional flows due to rotor-stator interaction in a low-speed axial flow turbine; simulation of fouled axial multistage compressors; Navier-Stokes analysis of transonic cascade flow; three-dimensional unsteady flow computation through a transonic axial flow turbine stage with viscous effects: comparison with experimental data; finite element modelling of low and heat transfer in turbine blade cooling ducts; development of the large fossil-fuelled steam turbine with high efficiency; two-stage air turbine test facility for the development of high pressure/intermediate pressure steam turbine blading; design and test of a turbine rotor blade for reduced overtip loss; decreasing losses in diffuser channels of steam turbines by changing the boundary layer conditions.
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