Gas Turbines: A Handbook Of Air, Land And Sea Applications by Claire SoaresGas Turbines: A Handbook Of Air, Land And Sea Applications by Claire Soares

Gas Turbines: A Handbook Of Air, Land And Sea Applications

byClaire Soares

Paperback | October 30, 2018

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    Covering basic theory, components, installation, maintenance, manufacturing, regulation and industry developments,Gas Turbines: A Handbook of Air, Sea and Land Applications is a broad-based introductory reference designed to give you the knowledge needed to succeed in the gas turbine industry, land, sea and air applications.

    Providing the big picture view that other detailed, data-focused resources lack, this book has a strong focus on the information needed to effectively decision-make and plan gas turbine system use for particular applications, taking into consideration not only operational requirements but long-term life-cycle costs in upkeep, repair and future use.

    With concise, easily digestible overviews of all important theoretical bases and a practical focus throughout,Gas Turbines is an ideal handbook for those new to the field or in the early stages of their career, as well as more experienced engineers looking for a reliable, one-stop reference that covers the breadth of the field.



  • Covers installation, maintenance, manufacturer's specifications, performance criteria and future trends, offering a rounded view of the area that takes in technical detail as well as well as industry economics and outlook
  • Updated with the latest industry developments, including new emission and efficiency regulations and their impact on gas turbine technology
    • Over 300 pages of new/revised content, including new sections on microturbines, non-conventional fuel sources for microturbines, emissions, major developments in aircraft engines, use of coal gas and superheated steam, and new case histories throughout highlighting component improvements in all systems and sub-systems.
    Claire Soares is an ASME Fellow and industry consultant with more than 20 years experience at such leading manufacturers of gas turbines as GE and Rolls Royce. Claire is a recognized turbomachinery specialist with particular expertise in optimal design selection and specification, and ensuring long-term successful operation for a given...
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    Title:Gas Turbines: A Handbook Of Air, Land And Sea ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1020 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2018Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:012810029X

    ISBN - 13:9780128100295

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    Table of Contents

    1. Gas Turbines: An Introduction and Applications 2. Historical Development of the Gas Turbine 3. Gas Turbine Configurations and Heat Cycles 4. Gas Turbine Major Components and Modules 5. Cooling and Load Bearing Systems 6. Inlets, Exhausts, and Noise Suppression 7. Gas Turbine Fuel Systems and Fuels 8. Accessory Systems 9. Controls, Instrumentation, and Diagnostics (CID) 10. Performance, Performance Testing, and Performance Optimization 11. Gaseous Emissions and the Environment 12. Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul 13. Installation 14. The Business of Gas Turbines 15. Manufacturing, Materials, and Metallurgy 16. Microturbines, Fuel Cells, and Hybrid Systems 17. Training and Education 18. Future Trends in the Gas Turbine Industry 19. Basic Design Theory 20. Additional References and Appendix for Unit Conversion