Chapter 4. Dimensionless, Quasidimensionless, Referred and Scaling Parameter Groups

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

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch4

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

How to Cite

Walsh, P. P. and Fletcher, P. (2004) Dimensionless, Quasidimensionless, Referred and Scaling Parameter Groups, in Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch4

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:

  • gas turbine performance;
  • engine rotational speed;
  • working;
  • helium;
  • engine transient performance

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The importance of parameter groups

  • Tables of parameter groups and description

  • Second—order effects—steady state performance

  • Second—order effects—engine scaling

  • Second—order effects—transient performance

  • Why components and engines adhere to the parameter group relationships