ME 2031 THERMAL TURBO MACHINES Syllabus for Mechanical Seventh(7th) Semester - Anna University

ME 2031                          THERMAL TURBO MACHINES                                 L T  P C
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To instruct the importance of the principles of various turbomachines

To understand the various systems, principles, operations and applications of different types of turbo machinery components.

UNIT I             PRINCIPLES                                                                                              9
Energy transfer between fluid and rotor-classification of fluid machinery,-dimensionless parameters-specific speed-applications-stage velocity triangles-work and efficiency.

UNIT II            CENTRIFUGAL FANS AND BLOWERS                                                  9
Types-  stage  and  design  parameters-flow  analysis  in  impeller  blades-volute  and diffusers, losses, characteristic curves and selection, fan drives and fan noise.

UNIT III            CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR                                                             9
Construction  details,  impeller  flow  losses,  slip  factor,  diffuser  analysis,  losses  and performance curves.

UNIT IV           AXIAL FLOW COMPRESSOR                                                                 9
Stage velocity diagrams, enthalpy-entropy diagrams, stage losses and efficiency, work done simple stage design problems and performance characteristics.

UNIT V            AXIAL AND RADIAL FLOW TURBINES                                                 9
Stage  velocity  diagrams,  reaction  stages,  losses  and  coefficients,  blade  design principles, testing and performance characteristics.



1.  Yahya,  S.H.,  Turbines,  Compressor  and  Fans,  Tata  McGraw  Hill  Publishing
Company, 1996.

1.  Bruneck, Fans, Pergamom Press, 1973.
2.  Earl Logan, Jr., Hand book of Turbomachinery, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1992.
3.  Dixon, S.I., Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery, Pergamon
Press, 1990.
4.  Shepherd, D.G., Principles of Turbomachinery, Macmillan, 1969.
5.  Stepanpff, A.J., Blowers and Pumps, John Wiley and Sons Inc. 1965.
6.  Ganesan, V., Gas Turbines, Tata McGraw Hill Pub. Co., 1999.
7.  Gopalakrishnan  .G  and  Prithvi  Raj  .D,  A  Treatise  on  Turbo  machines,  Scifech
Publications (India) Pvt. Ltd., 2002.

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