Chapter 3. Properties and Charts for Dry Air, Combustion Products and other Working Fluids

  1. Philip P. Walsh BSc, FRAeS, CEng1 and
  2. Paul Fletcher MA (Oxon), MRAeS, CEng2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch3

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

How to Cite

Walsh, P. P. and Fletcher, P. (2004) Properties and Charts for Dry Air, Combustion Products and other Working Fluids, in Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Head of Performance and Engine Systems, Rolls-Royce plc

  2. 2

    Manager, Prelim Design, Energy Business, Rolls-Royce plc

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064342

Online ISBN: 9780470774533

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Keywords:

  • combustion products;
  • gas properties;
  • kerosene;
  • natural gas fuel;
  • hydraulic engineering

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Description of fundamental gas properties

  • Composition of dry air and combustion products

  • The use of CP and gamma, or specific enthalpy and entropy, in calculations

  • Charts showing interrelationships of key thermodynamic parameters