Centrifugal compressors: Description and operation, energy transfer and relations, losses,
adiabatic efficiency, effect of compressibility, performance characteristics, pressure
coefficient, slip factor, surging, surge lines and stall line.
Axial compressor: Introduction, stage characteristics, blade efficiency, design coefficients,
blade loading, cascade characteristics, three-dimensional flow considerations, supersonic
axial flow compressor, performance characteristics.
Wind turbines: Power, energy and torque of wind turbines, coefficient of performance,
energy production and capacity factor, turbine shaft power, torque at variable speeds.
Hydraulic turbomachines: Hydraulic turbines (Pelton wheel and Kaplan turbines), centrifugal
and axial flow pumps, characteristics of hydraulic turbomachines.
Fans: Classification, fan laws.
Power transmitting turbomachines; Hydraulic coupling; Torque converters