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Published by E. & F.N. Spon in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Turbomachines.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementR.K. Turton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ267 .T88 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2843520M
ISBN 10041912490X, 0419125000
LC Control Number84005490

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The book provides among the best explanations I've come across on turbomachinery principles - for example, the energy transfer between a rotor and the working fluid, etc. Some of the concepts are slightly dated, but the book provides an excellent foundation for understanding turbomachinery principles /5(4). Principles of Turbomachinery, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of everything readers need to know, including chapters on: thermodynamics, compressible flow, and principles of turbomachinery analysis. The book also looks at steam turbines, axial turbines, axial compressors, centrifugal compressors and pumps, radial inflow turbines, hydraulic turbines, hydraulic transmission Cited by: It is without question, an excellent support an engineering studend can have when studying the designing principles of turbomachinery. The 4 stars rating was based upon the following components of evaluation: 1. Contents: It contains theory about every type of machine that could be characterized "turbomachine" by:   About this book. The text is based on a course on turbomachinery which the author has taught since year as a technical elective. Topics include; Energy Transfer in Turbomachines, Gas and Steam Turbines, and Hydraulic Turbines. New material on wind turbines, and three-dimensional effects in axial turbomachines is included.

This book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in mechanical and aerospace engineering taking a course commonly called Principles of Turbomachinery or Aerospace Propulsion. The book begins with a review of basic thermodynamics and fluid mechanics principles to motive their application to aerothermodynamics and real-life design issues.5/5(2). This book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in mechanical and aerospace engineering taking a course commonly called Principles of Turbomachinery or Aerospace Propulsion. The book begins with a review of basic thermodynamics and fluid mechanics principles to motive their application to aerothermodynamics and real-life design issues. This book explains the basic fluid mechanics and thermodynamics underlying their design in a clear and uncomplicated way, with many examples and worked exercises. A wealth of problems and solutions are also included in the book to assist students. Principles of Turbomachinery Book (PDF) By R.K. Turton – PDF Free Download. This book was originally conceived as a text for students in their final year reading for an honors degree in engineering that included turbomachinery as a main subject. It was also found to be a useful support for students embarking on postgraduate courses at masters level. The book was writ-File Size: 6MB.

  The essential guide to turbomachinery that covers the fundamentals and much more A readily accessible and engaging reference work dealing with all aspects of an increasingly important field, Principles of Turbomachinery addresses the wide range of different types of machines that transfer energy between a rotor and a fluid/5(3). This text outlines the fluid and thermodynamic principles that apply to all classes of turbomachines, and the material has been presented in a unified way. The approach has been used with successive groups of final year mechanical engineering students, who have helped with the development of the Book Title Principles of Turbomachinery. This book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in mechanical and aerospace engineering taking a course commonly called Principles of Turbomachinery or Aerospace Propulsion. The book begins with a review of basic thermodynamics and fluid mechanics principles to motive their application to aerothermodynamics 5/5(2). Principles of Turbomachinery is an excellent book for students and professionals in mechanical, chemical, and aeronautical engineering.