Now in its second edition, this practical, comprehensive guide features:
Coverage of all turbine engines including turbojets, turbofans, turboprops, turboshafts, auxiliary power units, and ram jets
Full discussions of subjects slighted in similar references, such as transient performance, starting, windmilling, and analysis of engine test data
New chapter on performance issues concerning engines in service
New chapter on the techno-economic issues determining profitability
Numerous charts, tables, and formulae that not only indicate trends and relationships, but also provide a database for design
Practice guidelines for engine design provided throughout the text
Packed with features for engineers who design, manufacture, operate, and purchase gas turbines, this second edition addresses professionals not only in the gas turbine industry, but also in airframe manufacturing, airlines, airforces, power utilities, oil and gas, and equipment supply.
It provides professors with valuable course and reference material and prepares students for the workplace.
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