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Title: Development of a modular-type computer program for the calculation of gas turbine off-design performance
Author: MacMillan, W. L.
Awarding Body: Cranfield University
Current Institution: Cranfield University
Date of Award: 1974
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Abstract:
This thesis presents a computer program written (in Fortran IV) to simulate the steady state off design point performance of virtually any gas turbine configuration (dealing primarily with aerospace applications). The performance is calculated using component characteristic maps for compressors, combustion chambers, turbines (both compressor turbines and free turbines) and a map giving the velocity coefficient for exhaust nozzles. The off design point performance is determined by using a modified Newton-Raphson method. Cont/d.
Supervisor: Palmer, J. R. Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.357988  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Jet turbine engines & gas turbine engines Jet engines Gas-turbines Fluid mechanics
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