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This book provides a practical guide to the fundamentals of performance, including the requirements of all major applications: power generation, mechanical drive, automotive, marine and aircraft installations. The new edition includes two additional chapters on performance issues of engines in-service and on the techno-economic issues that determine whether a gas turbine project will be profitable.
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All concerned with gas turbine technology - whether designers, marketing staff or users - have to understand performanceSecond edition includes two new chapters on performance of engines in service and the economics of gas turbinesProvides extensive figures, charts, tables and formulae'An important and significant addition to the books on gas turbine technology' - Professor John Hannis
1.Gas Turbine Engine Applications.2.The Operational Envelope.3.Properties and Charts for Dry Air, Combustion Products and other Working Fluids.4.Dimensionless, Quasidimensionless, Referred and Scaling Parameter Group.5.Gas Turbine Engine Components.6.Design Point Performance and Engine Concept Design.7.Off Design Performance.8.Transient Performance.9.Starting.10.Windmilling.11.Engine Performance Testing.12.The Effects of Water - Liquid, Stream and Ice.13.Fuel and Oil Properties and their Impact.14.Performance of In-service Products.15.Performance and the Economics of Gas Turbine Engines.Appendix A: Station Numbering and Nomenclature.A.0 Introduction.A.1 International station numbering and nomenclature standards.A.2 ARP 755A station numbering.A.3 Nomenclature.A.4 Customer deck requirements.References.Appendix B: Unit Conversions
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