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Gas Turbine Theory
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Shaft power cycles

3 Gas turbine cyles for aircraft propulsion

4 Centrifugal compressors

5 Axial flow compressors

6 Combustion systems

7 Axial and radial flow turbines

8 Mechanical design of gas turbines

9 Prediction of performance of simple gas turbines

10 Prediction of performance - further topics

Appendix A - Some notes on gas dynamics

Appendix B - Problems

Appendix C - references

Index

About the Author

Herb Saravanamuttoo, Professor Emeritus, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, has many years experience in the gas turbine industry on both sides of the Atlantic, and is a Past President of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute.

The late Gordon Rogers was Professor Emeritus of Engineering Thermodynamics at the University of Bristol. He was author, with YR Mayhew, of Engineering Thermodynamics Work and Heat Transfer, 4th edition.

The late Henry Cohen was formerly University Lecturer and Director of Studies in Engineering at Queens' College, Cambridge.

Paul Straznicky is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University and has many years of experience as a mechanical design engineer.

Andrew Nix is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at West Virginia University and has extensive experience in gas turbine design and durability, with a focus on turbine heat transfer and cooling.

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