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Mechanical & Materials Engineering

MECH439

MECH439 : Turbomachinery

Personnel

Instructor

Dr. A.M. Birk Room 202A, McLaughlin Hallmichael.birk@queensu.ca(613) 533-2570

Course Description

Fluid mechanics and thermodynamics applied to turbomachines; dimensionless performance characteristics; momentum and energy equations; thermodynamics and efficiencies; cascade aerodynamics; compressors and turbines, reaction and stage loading; radial equilibrium; radial flow machines; application of generalized performance to choice of compressors; mechanical details and auxiliary systems. (0/0/0/42/0)

PREREQUISITES: MECH330MECH341, or permission of the instructor

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