Engineering and design
Gas Turbines and Turbocharging
Module code: 527H3
Level 7 (Masters)
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination
- Thermodynamic cycles for gas turbine engines for shaft power and jet propulsion
- analysis of cycle efficiency under design and off-design conditions
- thermodynamic principles of internal combustion engine turbochargers and superchargers
- matching turbochargers to internal combustion engines.
Module learning outcomes
- Have a systematic understanding of thermodynamic cycles for gas turbine engines and providing knowledge of the governing laws.
- Have critical awareness of the fundamental differences between shaft power cycles and jet propulsion cycles.
- Have an insight at the forefront of the application to gas turbines for power generation and jet propulsion.
- Have a comprehensive understanding of turbochargers and superchargers, their thermodynamic principles and their coupling to internal combustion engines with an insight into future application in low emissions engines.