Unsteady Flow and Aeroelasticity in Turbomachinery book cover

Unsteady Flow and Aeroelasticity in Turbomachinery

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press Aerospace Series

Blade aeroelasticity has long been regarded a distinctive and critical topic in aerospace and turbomachinery design. More recently, research activities have increased in the area of turbomachinery unsteady flows, and whilst the two topics have seemingly different applications, the many links between them give value to a complementary approach.

Unsteady Flow and Aeroelasticity in Turbomachinery is the first high level reference to provide detailed, multi-disciplinary discussion of these related topics and their increasing importance in efforts to develop low-emission and low-noise engines and generators. Filling the need for a well-written book to bring together recent research developments, author Li He seeks to take a unified approach, with emphasis given to physical understanding of the various phenomena and relevant modeling issues before discussion of prediction methods and techniques.

This unique resource is aimed at those facing unsteady aerodynamic or aeroelastic problems and aims to help engineers and researchers to overcome challenges in academic, industrial R&D and engine design environments.

There are other books on unsteady aerodynamics, and aeroelasticity. The uniqueness is in writing a book focused on these topics in turbomachinery.


Engineers, researchers and graduate students working with aero-engines and turbomachinery for power generation.

Hardbound, 352 Pages

Published: August 2015

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-407712-6


  • Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 2: Generation, Propagation and Decay of Unsteadiness

    Chapter 3: Externally Driven Unsteadiness

    Chapter 4: Self-Excited Unsteadiness

    Chapter 5: Structural Modeling and Fluid-Structure Coupling

    Chapter 6: Basic Flow Model and Modeling Issues

    Chapter 7: Experimental Aspects of Unsteady Flow

    Chapter 8: Nonlinear Time-domain Methods

    Chapter 9: Linear and Nonlinear Frequency-Domain Methods

    Chapter 10: Multi-Component / Multi-Disciplinary Interactions

    Chapter 11: Conclusion and Outlook


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