Gas Turbine Aero-Thermodynamics

Gas Turbine Aero-Thermodynamics

With Special Reference to Aircraft Propulsion

1st Edition - May 1, 1981

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  • Author: F. Whittle
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483293219

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For the first time simplified methods of dealing with gas turbine thermal cycles, and further theoretical innovations, have been embodied into a concise textbook. All the major aspects of the subject are covered in a comprehensive and lucid manner. Examples are included for greater clarity


Undergraduate students of aeronautical engineering

Table of Contents

  • Fundamentals

    Flux density in isentropic compressible flow

    Radial equilibrium in whirling isentropic compressible flow

    A method of dealing with shock waves in air

    Isentropic flow through nozzles

    Representation of thermal cycles for perfect gases

    Gas turbine cycle calculations using approximate methods

    Turbo-gas generators

    Mass flow rate in gas turbines

    More on part load performance of gas generators

    Gas turbines with recuperators

    Turbo compressors and turbines

    Aircraft propulsion general


    'Two spool' engines

    Turbo fans

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 2016
  • Published: May 1, 1981
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483293219

About the Author

F. Whittle

Affiliations and Expertise

US Naval Academy

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