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• Introduction to Turbomachineries

• Axial flow compressors and Fans: Introduction;  Aero-Thermodynamics of flow through an Axial flow Compressor stage; Losses in axial flow compressor stage; Losses and Blade performance estimation; Secondary flows  (3-D); Tip leakage flow and scrubbing; Simple three dimensional flow analysis;

Radial Equilibrium Equation; Design of compressor blades; 2-D blade section design : Airfoil Data; Axial Flow Track Design;  Axial compressor characteristics;  Multi-staging of compressor characteristics;  Transonic Compressors; Shock Structure Models in Transonic Blades; Transonic Compressor Characteristics;   3-D Blade shapes of Rotors and Stators;   Instability in Axial Compressors; Loss of Pressure Rise; Loss of Stability Margin; Noise problem in Axial Compressors and Fans

• Axial flow turbines: Introduction; Turbine stage; Turbine Blade 2-D (cascade) analysis Work Done; Degree of Reaction; Losses and Efficiency; Flow Passage; Subsonic, transonic and supersonic turbines, Multi-staging of Turbine; Exit flow conditions; Turbine Cooling; Turbine Blade design – Turbine Profiles : Airfoil Data and Profile construction.

• Centrifugal Compressors: Introduction; Elements of centrifugal compressor/ fan; Inlet Duct Impeller; Slip factor; Concept of Rothalpy; Modified work done; Incidence and lag angles; Diffuser ; Centrifugal Compressor Characteristics; Surging; Chocking; Rotating stall; Design

• Radial Turbine: Introduction; Thermodynamics and Aerodynamics of radial turbines; Radial Turbine Characteristics; Losses and efficiency; Design of radial turbine.

• Use of CFD for Turbomachinery analysis and design.

• A full course in Aerodynamics.

1. Nicholas Cumpsty, Compressor Aerodynamics, 2004, Kreiger Publications, USA.

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4. NASA-SP-290, Axial Flow turbines, 2002 (re-release), NTIS, USA.

5. J H Horlock, Axial flow compressors, Butterworths, 1958, UK.

6. J H Horlock, Axial Flow Turbines, Butterworths, 1965, UK.

7. B Lakshminarayana; Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer in turbomachineries,Ã‚Â  1995, USA.

8. Ahmed F. El-Sayed; Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines; CRC press, 2008.

1. Oates Gordon C;Ã‚Â  Aerothermodynamics of Aircraft Engine Components; AIAA series, 1985.

2. IGTI/ASME; The design of Gas Turbine Engines Thermodynamics and Aerodynamics (chapter 8 and 10), 2005.Ã‚Â

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