Turbines Compressors and Fans
Turbomachines, which comprise turbines, compressors and fans, are used in electricpower generation, aircraft propulsion and a wide variety of medium and heavy industries.The importance of this class of machines can be understood by the examples of2000 MW steam turbines, turbojet engines, etc.This book is a self-contained treatise in the theory, design and application ofturbomachines. The book deals with the use of turbomachines in air handling, powergeneration, aircraft propulsion and several industrial applications. It covers the basictheory and working of all kinds of turbomachines. In addition, the book discusses:* The role of individual turbomachines in a plant* Dimensional analysis and flow through cascades* Fans, blowers, high-temperature turbine stages and aerospace engineering* Problems on hydraulic turbines and pumps
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