Table of contents for Gas turbine engineering handbook / Meherwan P. Boyce.


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Part I Design: Theory and Practice
1   An Overview of Gas Turbines ............................                          3
Gas Turbine Cycle in the Combined Cycle or Cogeneration Mode. Gas Turbine Performance. Gas
Turbine Design Considerations. Categories of Gas Turbines. Major Gas Turbine Components. Fuel
Type. Environmental Effects. Turbine Expander Section. Materials. Coatings. Gas Turbine Heat
Recovery. Supplementary Firing of Heat Recovery Systems. Bibliography.
2   Theoretical and Actual Cycle Analysis ......................                    57
The Brayton Cycle. Actual Cycle Analysis. The Brayton-Rankine Cycle. Summation of Cycle
Analysis. A General Overview of Combined Cycle Plants. Compressed Air Energy Storage Cycle.
Power Augmentation. Summation of the Power Augmentation Systems. Bibliography.
3   Compressor and Turbine Performance Characteristics ........... 110
Turbomachine Aerothermodynamics. The Aerothermal Equations. Efficiencies. Dimensional
Analysis. Compressor Performance Characteristics. Turbine Performance Characteristics. Gas
Turbine Performance Computation. Bibliography.
4   Performance and Mechanical Standards          ...................           . 139
Major Variables for a Gas Turbine Application. Performance Standards. Mechanical Parameters.
Application of the Mechanical Standards to the Gas Turbine. Specifications. Bibliography.
5   Rotor Dynamics      .....................................                      176
Mathematical Analysis. Application to Rotating Machines. Critical Speed Calculations for Rotor
Bearing Systems. Electromechanical Systems and Analogies. Campbell Diagram. Bibliography.
Part II Major Components
6   Centrifugal Compressors      .............................. 219
Centrifugal Compressor Components. Centrifugal Compressor Performance. Compressor Surge.
Process Centrifugal Compressors. Bibliography.
7   Axial-Flow Compressors ............................... 274
Introduction. Blade and Cascade Nomenclature. Elementary Airfoil Theory. Laminar-Flow Airfoils.
Energy Increase. Velocity Trianglesv Degree of Reaction. Radial Equilibrium. Diffusion Factor.
The Incidence Rule. The Deviation Rule. Compressor Operation Characteristics. Compressor Choke.
Compressor Performance Parameters. Performance Losses in an Axial-Flow Compressor. New Devel-
opments in Axial-Flow Compressors. Axial-Flow Compressor Research. Compressor Blade Material.
Acknowledgments. Bibliography.
8   Radial-Inflow Turbines   ................................ 336
Description. Theory. Turbine Design Considerations. Losses in a Radial-Inflow Turbine. Performance
of a Radial-Inflow Turbine. Bibliography.
9   Axial-FlowTurbines .................................. 354
Turbine Geometry. Impulse Turbine. The Reaction Turbine. Turbine Blade Cooling Concepts. Turbine
Blade Cooling Design. Cooled-Turbine Aerodynamics. Turbine Losses. Bibliography.
10   Combustors ....................................... 387
Combustion Terms. Combustion. Combustion Chamber Design. Fuel Atomization and Ignition.
Typical Combustor Arrangements. Air Pollution Problems. Catalytic Combustion. Bibliography.
Part III Materials, Fuel Technology, and Fuel Systems
11   Materials  .........................................                        429
General Metallurgical Behaviors in Gas Turbines. Gas Turbine Materials. Compressor Blades.
Forgings and Nondestructive Testing. Coatings. Bibliography.
12   Fuels ............................................                          454
Fuel Specifications. Fuel Properties. Liquid Fuel Handling and Treatment. Heavy Fuels. Fuel Gas
Handling and Treatment. Equipment for Removal of Particulates and Liquids from Fuel Gas Systems.
Fuel Heating. Cleaning of Turbine Components. Fuel Economics. Operating Experience. Heat Tracing
of Piping Systems. Types of Heat-Tracing Systems. Storage of Liquids. Bibliography.
Part IV Auxiliary Components and Accessories
13   Bearingsand Seals .................................. 501
Bearings. Bearing Design Principles. Tilting-Pad Journal Bearings. Bearing Materials. Bearing
and Shaft Instabilities. Thrust Bearings. Factors Affecting Thrust-Bearing Design. Thrust-Bearing
Power Loss. Seals. Noncontacting Seals. Mechanical (Face) Seals. Mechanical Seal Selection and
Application. Seal Systems. Associated Oil System. Dry Gas Seals. Bibliography.
14   Gears   ...........................................                         553
Gear Types. Factors Affecting Gear Design. Manufacturing Processes. Installation and Initial
Operation. Bibliography.
Part V Installation, Operation, and Maintenance
15   Lubrication.........................................                        573
Basic Oil System. Lubricant Selection. Oil Sampling and Testing. Oil Contamination. Filter Selection.
Cleaning and Flushing. Coupling Lubrication. Lubrication Management Program. Bibliography.
16   Spectrum Analysis................................... .                      589
Vibration Measurement. Taping Data. Interpretation of Vibration Spectra. Subsynchronous Vibration
Analysis Using RTA. Synchronous and Harmonic Spectra. Bibliography.
17   Balancing  .........................................                    .   615
Rotor Imbalance. Balancing Procedures. Application of Balancing Techniques. User's Guide for
Multiplane Balancing. Data Sheet C. Bibliography.
18   Couplings and Alignment .............................. 635
Gear Couplings. Metal Diaphragm Couplings. Metal Disc Couplings. Turbomachinery Uprates. Shaft
Alignment. Bibliography.
19   Control Systems and Instrumentation ................. ....                  664
Control Systems. Condition Monitoring Systems. Monitoring Software. Implementation of a
Condition Monitoring System. Life Cycle Costs. Temperature Measurement. Pressure Measure-
ment. Vibration Measurement. Auxiliary System Monitoring. The Gas Turbine. Failure Diagnostics.
Mechanical Problem Diagnostics. Summary. Bibliography.
20   Gas Turbine Performance Test ...................               ........      721
Introduction. Performance Codes. Flow Straighteners. Gas Turbine Test. Gas Turbine. Performance
Curves. Performance Computations. Gas Turbine Performance Calculations. Correction Factors for
Gas Turbines. Vibration Measurement. Emission Measurements. Plant Losses. Bibliography.
21   Maintenance Techniques...............................                        761
Philosophy of Maintenance. Training of Personnel. Tools and Shop Equipment. Gas Turbine Start-up.
Redesign for Higher Machinery Reliability. Long-Term Service Agreements. Borescope Inspection.
Rejuvenation of Used Turbine Blades. Rotor Dynamic System Characteristics. Bearing Maintenance.
Coupling Maintenance. Repair and Rehabilitation of Turbomachinery Foundations. Bibliography.
22   Case Histories   .....................................                       853
Axial-Flow Compressors. Combustion Systems. Axial-Flow Turbines.



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