NIT Agartala Turbomachinery Syllabus
ME 506 TURBOMACHINERY (3 – 0 – 0) 3
Hydraulic turbines; Pelton, Francis, and Kaplan turbines – Turbine efficiencies – Cavitation in turbines.
Centrifugal pumps; theory, components, and characteristics – Cavitation – Axial flow pumps – Pump system matching.
Centrifugal and axial flow compressors; slip, surging and chocking.
Steam turbines; basic cycle, impulse and reaction turbines – Gas turbine; basic cycle and multistaging -Power and efficiency calculations.
1. Dixon, S.L., Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery, 5th ed., Butterworth-
2. Sayers, A.T., Hydraulic and Compressible Flow Turbomachines, CBLS, 2003.
3. Ganesan, v., Gas Turbines, 2nd ed., Tata McGraw-Hill, 2003