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MECH 535 Turbomachinery and Propulsion (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mechanical Engineering : Introduction to propulsion: turboprops, turbofans and turbojets. Review of thermodynamic cycles. Euler turbine equation. Velocity triangles. Axial-flow compressors and pumps. Centrifugal compressors and pumps. Axial-flow turbines. Loss mechanisms. Dimensional analysis of turbomachines. Performance maps. 3-D effects. Introduction to numerical methods in turbomachines. Prediction of performance of gas turbines.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Wagdi George Habashi (Fall)

  • (3-0-6)
  • Prerequisite: MECH 331.
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MECH 434.