Chapter 6. Design Point Performance and Engine Concept Design

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

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch6

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

How to Cite

Walsh, P. P. and Fletcher, P. (2004) Design Point Performance and Engine Concept Design, in Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch6

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:

  • design point performance;
  • aero-engine cruise;
  • engine weight;
  • thermal efficiency;
  • exhaust temperature

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Design point and of design performance calculations

  • Design point performance parameters

  • Design point calculation and diagram

  • Linearly scaling components and engines

  • Design point exchange rates

  • Ground rules for generic design point diagrams

  • Open shaft power cycles:generic design point diagrams and exchange rates

  • Combined heat and power:generic design point diagrams and exchange rates

  • Closed cycles:generic design point diagrams and exchange rates

  • Aircraft engine shaft power cycles:generic design point diagrams and exchange rates

  • Aircraft engine thrust cycles:generic design point diagrams and exchange rates

  • The engine concept design process

  • Margins required when specifying target performance levels