Preliminary design of gas turbines by W. Thomson

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  • Gas-turbines -- Design and construction.

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Statementby W. R. Thomson.
LC ClassificationsTJ778 .T47
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Pagination56 p.
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL5349473M
LC Control Number72226843

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The topics covered in the book's final eleven chapters are the thermodynamics of gas-turbine power cycles, diffusion and diffusers, energy transfer in turbomachines, the analysis and design of three-dimensional free-stream flow, the design and performance prediction of axial-flow turbines, the design and performance prediction of axialflow.

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