MECH 535 Turbomachinery and Propulsion (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Mechanical Engineering : Introduction to propulsion: turboprops, turbofans and turbojets. Review of thermodynamic cycles. Euler turbine equation. Velocity triangles. Axial-flow compressors and pumps. Centrifugal compressors and pumps. Axial-flow turbines. Loss mechanisms. Dimensional analysis of turbomachines. Performance maps. 3-D effects. Introduction to numerical methods in turbomachines. Prediction of performance of gas turbines.

Terms: Fall 2019

Instructors: Wagdi George Habashi (Fall)