Turbomachinery fundamentals

Theoretical fundamentals + system behaviour  (1 day)

  • (a) Introduction
    Company profile, services in the field of turbomachinery, computer-aided design process
  • (b) Turbomachinery classification
  • (c) Basic physical principles
    Mass conservation (continuity), pulse conservation, energy conservation
  • (d) Performance characteristics
    Rates, efficiency ratios, absorptive capacity
  • (e) Operational behaviour
    Energy progression in the system, machine characteristic curve, system characteristic curve, operating point
  • (f) Characteristic curve control
    Throttle control, speed control, bypass control, intake swirl control, diameter reduction, blade adjustment, parallel connection, series connection