Blade Design and Analysis for Steam Turbines

Hardcover | April 14, 2011

byMurari Singh, George Lucas

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THE LATEST STEAM TURBINE BLADE DESIGN AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES

Blade Design and Analysis for Steam Turbines provides a concise reference for practicing engineers involved in the design, specification, and evaluation of industrial steam turbines, particularly critical process compressor drivers. A unified view of blade design concepts and techniques is presented. The book covers advances in modal analysis, fatigue and creep analysis, and aerodynamic theories, along with an overview of commonly used materials and manufacturing processes. This authoritative guide will aid in the design of powerful, efficient, and reliable turbines.

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

  • Performance fundamentals and blade loading determination
  • Turbine blade construction, materials, and manufacture
  • System of stress and damage mechanisms
  • Fundamentals of vibration
  • Damping concepts applicable to turbine blades
  • Bladed disk systems
  • Reliability evaluation for blade design
  • Blade life assessment aspects
  • Estimation of risk

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THE LATEST STEAM TURBINE BLADE DESIGN AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUESBlade Design and Analysis for Steam Turbines provides a concise reference for practicing engineers involved in the design, specification, and evaluation of industrial steam turbines, particularly critical process compressor drivers. A unified view of blade design concepts a...

Dr. Murari P. Singh (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is the President of Safe Technical Solutions, Inc (SAFETSOL). Dr. Singh has been involved in the design, development and analysis of industrial turbomachinery for more than thirty years with Turbodyne Corporation, Dresser Industries, Dresser-Rand Company, GE CONMEC and most recently with GE...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 1.06 inPublished:April 14, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071635742

ISBN - 13:9780071635745

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Steam Turbine Design Process, Performance Estimation, and Determination of Blade Loads
Chapter 3. Turbine Blade Construction, Materials, and Manufacture
Chapter 4. System of Stress and Damage Mechanisms
Chapter 5. Review of Fundamentals of Vibration
Chapter 6. Damping Concepts
Chapter 7. Vibration Behavior of Bladed Disk System
Chapter 8. Reliability Evaluation for Blade Design
Chapter 9. Estimation of Risk
Appendix: Fourier Series
Bibliography
Index