Chapter 5. Gas Turbine Engine Components

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

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch5

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

How to Cite

Walsh, P. P. and Fletcher, P. (2008) Gas Turbine Engine Components, in Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch5

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:

  • engine design;
  • centrifugal compressor;
  • velocity triangles;
  • polytropic efficiency;
  • rim speed

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Axial compressors—design point performance and basic sizing

  • Axial flow compressors—off design performance

  • Centrifugal compressors—design point performance and basic sizing

  • Centrifugal compressors—off design performance

  • Fans—design point performance and basic sizing

  • Fans—off design performance

  • Combustors—design point performance and basic sizing

  • Combustors—off design performance

  • Axial flow turbines—design point performance and basic sizing guidelines

  • Axial flow turbines—off design performance

  • Radial turbines—design

  • Radial turbines—off design performance

  • Ducts—design

  • Ducts—off design performance

  • Air systems, turbine NGV and blade cooling—design point performance

  • Air systems—off design performance

  • Mechanical losses—design point performance and basic sizing

  • Mechanical losses—off design performance

  • Mixers—design point performance and basic sizing

  • Mixers—off design performance

  • Afterburners—design point performance and basic sizing

  • Afterburners—off design performance

  • Heat exchangers—design point performance and basic sizing

  • Heat exchangers—off design performance

  • Alternators—design point performance

  • Alternators—off design performance