An Album of Turbomachinery


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Table of Contents

1. Radial Compressors, Pumps, and Turbines

Figure 1.1 - Compressor impeller
Figure 1.2 - Geometrically similar impellers
Figure 1.3 - Vaned diffuser for centrifugal compressor
Figure 1.4 - Comparison of radial and mixed flow impellers
Figure 1.5 - Multi-stage radial compressor
Figure 1.6 - Turbo charger

2. Axial flow Compressors, Fans, and Turbines

Figure 2.1 - Flow in an axial turbine
Figure 2.2 - Shop assembly of a 20,000 kW gas turbine
Figure 2.3 - Gas turbine for power generation
Figure 2.4 - Steam turbine rotor/blade cascades

3. Wind Turbines

Figure 3.1 - Vertical axis wind turbines
Figure 3.2 - Windmill in Holland
Figure 3.3 - Single, vertical axis wind turbine
Figure 3.4 - Horizontal axis wind turbine
Figure 3.5 - Horizontal axis wind turbine in Hawaii
Figure 3.6 - Bonus Energy 750 kW wind turbine

4. Hydro Turbines

Figure 4.1 - Hydraulic turbine scroll case
Figure 4.2 - Pelton turbine
Figure 4.3 - Axial flow turbine
Figure 4.4 - Reaction turbine (Francis type)
Figure 4.5 - Axial-flow turbine (Kaplan type)
Figure 4.6 - Impulse turbine (Pelton type)
Figure 4.7 - Reduction turbine schematic/Reaction turbine photo

5. Gas Turbine Engines

Figure 5.1 - Automotive gas turbine engine
Figure 5.2 - Cutaway view of a commercial turbofan engine
Figure 5.3 - Cutaway view of a commercial turboprop engine
Figure 5.4 - External view of a high bypass ratio turbofan engine with nacelle