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Title: Turbomachinery Aerodynamics
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Author: Prof. Bhaskar Roy Prof. A M Pradeep
University: IIT Bombay
Type: WebLink
Abstract: 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.

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