Engineering and design

Advanced Turbomachinery

Module code: 528H3
Level 7 (Masters)
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Coursework

Mean line design and analysis of turbomachinery blades including axial and radial compressor, axial and radial turbines, and hydraulic turbines. Three dimensional design tools to turbomachinery blades. Analysis and design of horizontal and vertical axis wind turbines. Application of the knowledge acquired in a turbomachinery design project.

Pre-requisite

Advanced Thermodynamics
Gas Turbines and Turbocharging

Module learning outcomes

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the tools used for mean line analysis and design of turbomachinery blades
  • Have a critical awareness of the similarities and differences between the different classes of turbomachines
  • Have a systematic understanding and knowledge of three dimensional design tools for turbomachinery blades
  • Apply the knowledge to an original turbomachinery design project