Everything important, up-to-date and practical about turbopumps can be found in this book. The material is arranged to cover the most important topics, from basic theories to practical applications. This book can also serve as a useful textbook for students who are taking courses in the area of turbopumps and hydraulic machineries. It is the complete reference book for turbopumps.
|Publisher:||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Baron André Jaumotte
Andre Baron Jaumotte has been a professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, as well as the head of the institute of applied mechanics, institute of aeronautics, vice-chancellor and Chairman of the board of that University. He also serves as the chairman of the board of the von Karman Institute of Fluid Dynamics, and a member of the board of directors in the Belgium society of mechanical and environmental engineering.
Charles Hirsch has served as professor and head of the department of fluid Mechanics at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Dr. Hirsch is the founder and president of NUMECA International, provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and consulting services in Belgium and worldwide. He has edited 20 books, authored/co-authored 350 journals and conference papers, and has written a two-volume textbook on CFD: "Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows".
Ahmad Nourbakhsh is a professor of turbomachinery at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran. He is also a collaborative professor and researcher with the University of Brussels. Dr. Nourbakhsh had published two books in the filed of turbopumps: "Pump and Pumping" and "Turbomachinery: Principles-Turbopumps".
Hamideh B. Parizi
Hamideh Parizi holds PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Toronto. She is presently working as the vice president of Simulent Inc, a software development and consulting company in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Parizi is also a co-writer of the book: "Pump and Pumping", Tehran university Publications.
Table of ContentsTurbopumps.- to Turbopumps.- Fundamental Concepts.- Similarity Laws.- Cavitation.- Axial and Radial Thrusts.- Pumping Systems.- Operational Properties of Characteristic Curves.- Pipeline Calculations.- Pump Performance in a Piping System.- Water Hammer.- Pump Stations.