Turbine Design by Leslie Fielding
The Effect of Axial Flow Turbine Performance of Parameter Variation

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A reference on both aircraft and industrial turbines, Turbine Design: The Effect on Axial Flow Turbine Performance of Parameter Variation details specific methods for optimization and design. A rotary machinery consultant and design engineer, the author examines how to investigate and fix the initial scantling selections, for input, to analysis, of CFD computer programs. He presents a method of selecting the best compromise turbine design, taking into account a range of parameters, including size, stress and number of stages. Used to design many turbines, FieldingAs method enables a designer to select the best compromise to ensure performance acceptability. The method uses correlations to investigate both the direct and the indirect problems.Contents Include: Basic Turbine Design Selection of Parameters Blade Efficiency and Shaft Efficiency Work Parameter and Flow Coefficient Degree of Reaction Minimum Hub/Tip Ration Minimum Exit Mach Number and Reynolds Number General Parameters Effect of Stress on Turbine Efficiency State Calculations Introduction Profile loss and Optimum Space/Chord Ratio Secondary and Leakage Loss Coefficients Three Dimensional Considerations State Thermodynamic Calculations Thermodynamics and Blade Shapes Relating Thermodynamic Calculations to Physical Blade Efflux Angle Prediction from a Blade Row Design Example Design and Test of a Single Stage Turbine Selection of Parameters Detailed Thermodynamic Design Comparison of Design Prediction and Test Results Index & References.
 

About Leslie Fielding

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Sir Leslie Fielding read History at Cambridge (where he is now an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College) and Persian at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He joined the Foreign Service in 1956 working initially in Tehran and (briefly) Singapore before being put in charge of the British Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from 1964-1966. His subsequent diplomatic career took him to Paris, Brussels (in the European Commission) and Tokyo. He has also been a Visiting Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford, and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex. He has contributed to two volumes of short stories, "Travellers' Tales" and "More Travellers' Tales" and is married to the medievalist, Sally Harvey.
 
Published January 1, 2000 by American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 170 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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