Principles of Turbomachinery

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumbessrTime
ME6050 Principles of TurbomachineryGOVARDHAN MMSB 243Slot-G

Course Contents

Classification –Specific work –Representation of specific work in Ts and hs -diagrams- Internal and external losses- Euler’s equation of turbomachinery –Ideal and actual velocity triangles –Slip and its estimation- Impulse and reaction type machines –Degree of reaction- Effect of outlet blade angle on blade shape –Model laws, specific speed and shape number –Special features of hydro, steam and gas turbines –Performance characteristics of turbomachines- Cavitation, Surge and Stall.

Text/Reference Books

(1). Turton, R.K. , “Principles of Turbomachinery” Chapman & Hall, 1996

(2). Logan Earl, Jr., “Hand book of Turbomachinery” Marcel Dekker, 1995

(3). Gopala Krishanan, G. and D. Prithvi Raj, “A Treatise on Turbomachinery”, Scitech Pub., 2003

(4). George F Round, “Incompressible Flow Turbomachines” Elsevier, Butterworth and Heinmann, 2004

(5). Erian A. Baskharone, “ Principles of Turbomachinery in Air breathing Engines” Cambridge University Press, 2006

(6). Yahya, S.M., “ Turbines, compressors and Fans”, Tata McGraw Hill, 1990