Gas Turbines: A Handbook of Air, Land and Sea Applications
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.
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Chapter 3 Gas Turbine Configurations and Heat Cycles
Chapter 4 Gas Turbine Major Components and Modules
Chapter 5 Cooling and Load Bearing Systems
Chapter 6 Inlets Exhausts and Noise Suppression
Chapter 7 Gas Turbine Fuel Systems and Fuels
Chapter 8 Accessory Systems
Chapter 12 Maintenance Repair and Overhaul
Chapter 13 Installation
Chapter 14 The Business of Gas Turbines
Chapter 15 Manufacturing Materials and Metallurgy
Chapter 16 Microturbines Fuel Cells and Hybrid Systems
Chapter 17 Training and Education
Chapter 18 Future Trends in the Gas Turbine Industry
Chapter 19 Basic Design Theory