Fluid Mechanics And Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

ISBN: 9780080470627
Author: S Larry Dixon
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
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The new edition will continue to be of use to engineers in industry and technological establishments, especially as brief reviews are included on many important aspects of Turbomachinery, giving pointers towards more advanced sources of information. For readers looking towards the wider reaches of the subject area, very useful additional reading is referenced in the bibliography. The subject of Turbomachinery is in continual review, and while the basics do not change, research can lead to refinements in popular methods, and new data can emerge. This book has applications for professionals and students in many subsets of the mechanical engineering discipline, with carryover into thermal sciences; which include fluid mechanics, combustion and heat transfer; dynamics and vibrations, as well as structural mechanics and materials engineering. An important, long overdue new chapter on Wind Turbines, with a focus on blade aerodynamics, with useful worked examples Includes important material on axial flow compressors and pumps Example questions and answers throughout

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Fluid Mechanics And Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

ISBN: 9780750670593
Author: Sydney Lawrence Dixon
Publisher: Elsevier
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Turbomachines are those in which energy is transferred to or from a continuously moving fluid by the motion of a rotating element. Some of the most common and important machines used in engineering and industry fall into this category, including those which absorb power (and thereby increase fluid pressure), such as fans, compressors and pumps. Also included are equally vital varieties of machines which generate power from the expansion of fluids to lower pressures such as hydraulic, steam and gas turbines. This general definition embraces a number of devices that are classified as 'open', such as propellers, windmills and unshrouded fans. The machines examined here are those defined as 'closed', where a finite quantity of fluid can be considered to pass through the machine in unit time, for it is these which are of the most interest to students and professionals in the fields of mechanical, chemical, and plant engineering. It is in these areas that the devices that form the subject matter of this book find their most important applications, making this treatment of vital importance to anyone working in or studying them. Example questions and answers throughout Includes more new material on axial flow compressors and pumps

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Fluid Mechanics And Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

ISBN: 0123914108
Author: S Larry Dixon
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
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Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery is the leading turbomachinery book due to its balanced coverage of theory and application. Starting with background principles in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, the authors go on to discuss axial flow turbines and compressors, centrifugal pumps, fans, and compressors, and radial flow gas turbines, hydraulic turbines, and wind turbines. In this new edition,more coverage is devoted to modern approaches to analysis and design, including CFD and FEA techniques. Used as a core text in senior undergraduate and graduate level courses this book will also appeal to professional engineers in the aerospace, global power, oil & gas and other industries who are involved in the design and operation of turbomachines. More coverage of a variety of types of turbomachinery, including centrifugal pumps and gas turbines Addition of numerical and computational tools, including more discussion of CFD and FEA techniques to reflect modern practice in the area More end of chapter exercises and in-chapter worked examples

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Fluid Mechanics Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

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Author: Sydney Lawrence Dixon
Publisher: Pergamon
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Revised and updated, this well established and highly successful book gives a competent account of the fundamental theory of turbomachines. A concise and unified approach to the subject is employed which fills the need for a comprehensive introductory text suitable for most engineering curricula. The theoretical approach, based firmly on the fundamental principles of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, makes the book particularly suitable for undergraduate courses. It has also proved very useful to professional engineers who require a relevant text on the basic physical processes in turbomachines and their theoretical representation. Several modifications have been incorporated in the text in the light of recent advances in the subject. Further information on cavitation has been included and a new section on the optimum design of a pump inlet taking account of cavitation limitations has been added. Certain chapters have been extended: the section on 'Constant specific mass flow' design now includes the flow equations for a following rotor row, and the section on the definition of blade shapes has been extended to include the parabolic arc camber line blade. A list of symbols used in the text has been added. Each chapter contains a selection of useful problems and answers are provided at the end of the book. SI/Metric units are used throughout

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Fluid Mechanics And Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

ISBN: 9780124159549
Author: S. L. Dixon
Publisher: Butterworth Heinemann
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Turbomachinery is a diverse field, with applications for professionals and students in areas as diverse as windmills, aircraft engines, and hydraulic pumps. Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery is the leading turbomachinery book due to its balanced coverage of theory and application. Starting with background principles in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, the authors go on to discuss axial flow turbines and compressors, centrifugal pumps, fans, and compressors, and radial flow gas turbines, hydraulic turbines, and wind turbines. In this new edition,more coverage is devoted to modern approaches to analysis and design, including CFD and FEA techniques. Used as a core text in senior undergraduate and graduate level courses this book will also appeal to professional engineers in the aerospace, global power, oil & gas and other industries who are involved in the design and operation of turbomachines. Comprehensive and balanced coverage of theory and applications in turbomachinery, making the book useful for both students and professionals In addition to the fundamentals, provides preliminary design procedures for several types of devices One of the only available turbomachinery texts to include chapters on wind turbines and hydraulic turbines, growing application areas in Renewable Energy

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Fluid Mechanics And Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

ISBN: 9781681173757
Author: Prabhu Nirajan
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Turbomachinery is a challenging and diverse field, with applications for professionals and students in many subsets of the mechanical engineering discipline, including fluid mechanics, combustion and heat transfer, dynamics and vibrations, as well as structural mechanics and materials engineering. Originally published more than 40 years ago, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery is the leading turbomachinery textbook. Used as a core text in senior undergraduate and graduate level courses this book will also appeal to professional engineers in the aerospace, global power, oil & gas and other industries who are involved in the design and operation of turbomachines. Turbomachinery is a challenging and diverse field, with applications for professionals and students in many subsets of the mechanical engineering discipline, including fluid mechanics, combustion and heat transfer, dynamics and vibrations, as well as structural mechanics and materials engineering.

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Worked Examples In Turbomachinery

ISBN: 1483187713
Author: S. L. Dixon
Publisher: Elsevier
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Worked Examples in Turbomachinery (Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics) is a publication designed to supplement the materials in Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery, Second Edition. The title provides detailed solution for the unanswered problems from the main textbook. The text first covers dimensional analysis, and then proceeds to tackling thermodynamics. Next, the selection discusses two-dimensional cascades. The text also talks about axial flow turbines and compressors, along with the three-dimensional flow in axial turbo machines. Chapter 7 covers centrifugal compressor and pumps, while Chapter 8 tackles radial flow turbines. The book will be of great use to students of mechanical engineering, particularly those who have access to the main textbook.

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Solutions Manual For Fluid Mechanics Thermodynamics Of Turbomachinery

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Author: Sydney Lawrence Dixon
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Turbomachinery Flow Physics And Dynamic Performance

ISBN: 3642246753
Author: Meinhard T. Schobeiri
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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With this second revised and extended edition, the readers have a solid source of information for designing state-of-the art turbomachinery components and systems at hand. Based on fundamental principles of turbomachinery thermo-fluid mechanics, numerous CFD based calculation methods are being developed to simulate the complex 3-dimensional, highly unsteady turbulent flow within turbine or compressor stages. The objective of this book is to present the fundamental principles of turbomachinery fluid-thermodynamic design process of turbine and compressor components, power generation and aircraft gas turbines in a unified and compact manner. The book provides senior undergraduate students, graduate students and engineers in the turbomachinery industry with a solid background of turbomachinery flow physics and performance fundamentals that are essential for understanding turbomachinery performance and flow complexes. While maintaining the unifying character of the book structure in this second revised and extended edition all chapters have undergone a rigorous update and enhancement. Accounting for the need of the turbomachinery community, three chapters have been added, that deal with computationally relevant aspects of turbomachinery design such as boundary layer transition, turbulence and boundary layer.

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