NIT Agartala Turbomachinery Syllabus

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.

Cascade Theory.


1. Dixon, S.L., Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery,   5th ed., Butterworth-

Heinemann, 2005.

2. Sayers, A.T., Hydraulic and Compressible Flow Turbomachines, CBLS,   2003.

3. Ganesan, v., Gas Turbines, 2nd ed., Tata McGraw-Hill, 2003

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