Positive Displacement Machines - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128169988

Positive Displacement Machines

1st Edition

Modern Design Innovations and Tools

Editors: Ibrahim Sultan Truong Phung
Paperback ISBN: 9780128169988
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2019
Page Count: 650
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Positive Displacement Machines: Modern Design Innovations and Tools explains the design and workings of a wide range of positive displacement pumps, compressors and gas expanders. Written at a mathematical and technical level, the book explores the most influential research in this field over the past decade, along with industry best practices. Sections highlight the importance of using the latest computation techniques and discuss how to follow the proper design procedures to achieve a desired outcome.

Key Features

  • Explains how these machines work on a fundamental level, helping the reader build a holistic understanding which aids complex problem- solving
  • Describes how to mathematically model the performance of pumps, compressors and gas expanders
  • Provides advice on how to design and optimize positive displacement machines to match a given application


Mechanical engineers, energy engineers, manufacturing engineers, process engineers, aerospace engineers, automotive engineers, and researchers in all of these disciplines

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The Five-bar Geared Variable Stroke Linkage
3. Crank Mechanism with Variable Stroke
4. Hinged Engine with Variable Compression Ratio
5. Axial Piston Machines
6. Geometric Problems in Positive Displacement Machines
7. Geometric Design of Limaçon Machines
8. Single Screw Machine
9. Twin-screw Machines
10. Gerotor Pump
11. Vane Pumps
12. Scroll Machines
13. Analysis for Manufacture
14. Rotor Profile Design Based on the Normal-rack Generation Method
15. Influence of Process Parameter on Screw Rotor Profiles
16. Tolerance Allocation for Sliding Vane Compressors
17. Geometric Design for Internal Cycloid Gears
18. Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing of Scroll Compressors
19. Dynamic Analysis of the Positive Displacement Machines
20. Mathematical Model of Slider-link Driven Machines
21. Analysis, Design, and Modelling of Rotary Vane Engines (RVE)
22. Vibration of Wobble Plate Machines
23. Optimisation of Wobble Plate Machines
24. Design and Optimisation of Rolling Piston Machines


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About the Editor

Ibrahim Sultan

Ibrahim Sultan is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Federation University, Australia. His research interests include Mechanism Analysis and Design, Positive Displacement Machinery, Energy Generation and Efficiency, and Robot Kinematics and Calibration.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Federation University, Australia

Truong Phung

Truong Phung is a fulltime lecturer at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Federation University, Australia, where he teaches and works on research projects in the field of positive displacement machines.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Faculty of Science and Technology, Federation University, Australia

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