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Internal Flow
Concepts and Applications

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Part of Cambridge Engine Technology Series

  • Date Published: February 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521036726

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  • Focusing on phenomena important in implementing the performance of a broad range of fluid devices, this work describes the behavior of internal flows encountered in propulsion systems, fluid machinery (compressors, turbines, and pumps) and ducts (diffusers, nozzles and combustion chambers). The book equips students and practicing engineers with a range of new analytical tools. These tools offer enhanced interpretation and application of both experimental measurements and the computational procedures that characterize modern fluids engineering.

    • Provides insights by explaining key principles with reference to a broad range of applications
    • Develops the ability of the reader to interpret, and thus use more effectively, experimental measurements and modern techniques of computational fluid dynamics
    • Authors have a broad range of experience, spanning the spectrum from dealing with applications in an industrial environment to teaching them to students and engineers
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    "This is an excellent book on internal flows." AIAA Journal

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    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521036726
    • length: 736 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 37 mm
    • weight: 1.15kg
    • contains: 9 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Conventions and nomenclature
    1. Equations of motion
    2. Some useful basic ideas
    3. Vorticity and circulation
    4. Boundary layers and free shear layers
    5. Loss sources and loss accounting
    6. Unsteady flow
    7. Flow in rotating passages
    8. Swirling flow
    9. Generation of streamwise vorticity and three-dimensional flow
    10. Compressible internal flow
    11. Flow with heat addition
    12. Non-uniform flow in fluid components
    Supplementary references appearing in figures

  • Authors

    E. M. Greitzer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Edward M. Greitzer received his PhD from Harvard University and is the H. N. Slater Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining MIT he was with the Pratt & Whitney Division of United Technologies Corporation. He has been a member of the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, the NASA Aeronautics Advisory Committee, and Chair of the ASME International Gas Turbine Institute Board of Directors. He is a Fellow of the ASME and AIAA and was elected in 1995 to the National Academy of Engineering.

    C. S. Tan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Choon Sooi Tan received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is currently a Senior Research Engineer in the Gas Turbine: Laboratory at MIT.

    M. B. Graf, Mars & Co
    Martin B. Graf received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is currently a Project Manager at the consulting firm Mars & Company. Before joining Mars he spent two years with the Pratt & Whitney Division of United Technologies Corporation. He is the author of several scientific papers and holds a U.S. patent.

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