Turbomachinery Aerodynamics


Lecture 1 - Introduction to Turbo machines Syllabus, References and Schedules


Lecture 2 - Axial Flow Compressors and Fans : Introduction to Compressor Aerothermodynamics


Lecture 3 - A two dimensional analytical model :Cascade


Lecture 4 - 2D losses in Axial flow Compressor Stage : Primary losses


Lecture 5 - Tutorial 1 : Two Dimensional Axial Flow Compressors


Lecture 6 - 3D Flows in Blade Passages, Secondary Flows, Tip leakage Flow, Scrubbling


Lecture 7 - Three Dimensional Flow Analysis : Radial Equilibrium Concept


Lecture 8 - Classical Blade Design Laws : Free Vortex and other Laws


Lecture 9 - Three Dimensional Flow Analysis in Axial Flow Compressor


Lecture 10 - Tutorial 2 : Three Dimensional Axial Flow Compressors


Lecture 11 - Axial Compressor Characteristics: Single stage, Multi stage and Multi spool Characteristics


Lecture 12 - Instability in Axial Compressors


Lecture 13 - Inlet Distortion and Rotating Stall, Control of Instability


Lecture 14 - Transonic Compressors and Shock Structure Models, Transonic Compressor Characteristics


Lecture 15 - Axial Flow Compressor Design, Inter Spool Duct


Lecture 16 - Design of Compressor Blades, Aerofoil Design (Subsonic, Transonic, Supersonic Profiles )


Lecture 17 - Design of Compressor Blade: 3D Blade Shapes of Rotors and Stators


Lecture 18 - Noise Problem in Axial Compressors and Fans


Lecture 19 - Axial Flow Turbines: Introduction to Turbines Aerothermodynamics


Lecture 20 - Axial Flow Turbines: Turbine Blade 2D (Cascade) Analysis


Lecture 21 - Axial Flow Turbines: Work done, Degree of Reaction, Losses and Efficiency


Lecture 22 - Axial Flow Turbines: Blade and Axial Flow Passages, Exit Flow Matching with Nozzle


Lecture 23 - Tutorial 3 : Axial Flow Turbines


Lecture 24 - Multi staging and Multi spooling of Turbine


Lecture 25 - 3D Flow in Turbine: 3D Flow Theories, Free Vortex Theories etc.


Lecture 26 - Tutorial 4 : 3D Flows in Axial Flow Turbines


Lecture 27 - Turbine Blade Cooling – Fundamentals of Heat Transfer, Blade Cooling Requirements


Lecture 28 - Turbine Blade Cooling Technologies


Lecture 29 - Turbine Blade Design: Turbine Profiles, Aerofoil Data and Profile Construction


Lecture 30 - Turbine Blade Design: 3D Blade Shapes


Lecture 31 - Centrifugal Compressors: Thermodynamics and Aerodynamics


Lecture 32 - Centrifugal Compressors: Characteristics, Stall, Surge Problems


Lecture 33 - Tutorial 5 : Centrifugal Compressors


Lecture 34 - Design of Centrifugal Compressors: Impellers, Vane/Vane less Diffusers, Volutes


Lecture 35 - Radial Turbines: Thermodynamics and Aerodynamics


Lecture 36 - Tutorial 6 : Radial Turbines


Lecture 37 - Radial Turbine Characteristics and Design of Radial Turbines


Lecture 38 - CFD for Turbomachinery: Grid Generation, Boundary Conditions for Flow Analysis


Lecture 39 - CFD for Turbomachinery: Flow Track and Inter-spool Duct Design using CFD


Lecture 40 - CFD for Turbomachinery: 2D and 3D Blade Generation and Analysis Using CFD