Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery by S Larry Dixon

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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 and an available Solutions Manual
 

About S Larry Dixon

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Author S.L. (Shawn Leslie) Dixon was born August, 1984. His typical focus is on adult horror and science-fiction, but occasionally weaves a tail that all audiences can enjoy. Currently, he lives in the small industrial town of Kitimat, British Columbia, but grew up in Southern Ontario and lived a brief stint in Saskatchewan.
 
Published March 30, 2005 by Butterworth-Heinemann. 412 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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