## TEXTBOOK BY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LIBRARY

Turbomachinery is one of the most important subjects for Mechanical Engineering students. Not only for the engineering course, but this subject is important from the perspective of the competitive exams also. A Textbook of Turbomachines by Mechanical Engineering Library is designed in such a way that all the topics of Turbomachinery are covered in detail for the complete benefit of the readers. The data and the theory provided in this book is prepared accurately in such a way that a beginner can also easily understand.

The topics of "A textbook of Turbomachines" by Mechanical Engineering Library includes Introduction to the Turbomachines which is divided into topics like Classification of Fluid mechanics, Classification of Turbomachines, Turbomachines and Positive Displacement Machines, Units and Dimensions, Energy of Fluids, Application of the First Law of the Thermodynamics, Second law of the Thermodynamics, Model Studies, Dimensional Analysis, Unit and Specific Quantities, Non-Dimensional Parameters and their significance, Effect of Reynolds Number.

Thermodynamics of the fluid flow is separated into Static and the Stagnation States, Thermodynamics of Turbomachine Processes, Isentropic Compression Process, Isothermal Compression Process, Isentropic Expansion Process, Infinitesimal Stage Efficiency, Polytropic Efficiency, Reheat Factor for Expansion Processes. Energy Exchange in Turbomachines is further divided into Velocity Triangles, Linear Momentum Equation, Euler Turbine Equation, Impulse and Reaction, Utilization Factor of Turbines, Speed Ratio. General Analysis of Turbomachines is divided into General Analysis of Radial Flow Machines, Radial Flow Machines, Axial Flow Machines, Fan Laws.

Steam Turbines is explained in detail by dividing it into minor topics such as Classification of Steam Turbines, Compounding of Steam Turbines, Analysis of Steam Turbines, Mass Flow Rate and Blade heights, Efficiencies, Reheat Factor, Governing of Steam Turbine, Performance characteristics of Steam Turbines. Hydraulic Turbines topic is divided into Classification of Hydraulic Turbines, Pelton Turbine, Francis Turbine, Draft Tube, Cavitation, Kaplan Turbine, Propeller Turbine, Governing of Hydraulic Turbines, Characteristics of Hydraulic Turbine. Not only these but also there are many other major topics like Centrifugal Pumps, Fans, Blowers, Compressors, Power-Transmitting Turbomachines completely covered in this book.

Anyone who is really interested in Turbines, Pumps, Compressors, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics will definitely love this book and vast knowledge can be gained from this book which will be very useful in the practical applications as well as in the competitive exams. We recommend every Mechanical Engineer to download and read this book.