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Turbomachinery Rotordynamics: Phenomena, Modeling, and Analysis

Turbomachinery Rotordynamics: Phenomena, Modeling, and Analysis

Dara Childs

ISBN: 978-0-471-53840-0

Apr 1993

496 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Imparts the theory and analysis regarding the dynamics of rotating machinery in order to design such rotating devices as turbines, jet engines, pumps and power-transmission shafts. Takes into account the forces acting upon machine structures, bearings and related components. Provides numerical techniques for analyzing and understanding rotor systems with examples of actual designs. Features an excellent treatment of numerical methods available to obtain computer solutions for authentic design problems.
Structural-Dynamic Models and Eigenanalysis for Undamped Flexible Rotors.

Rotordynamic Introduction to Hydrodynamic Bearings and Squeeze-Film Dampers.

Rotordynamic Models for Liquid Annular Seals.

Rotordynamic Models for Annular Gas Seals.

Rotordynamic Models for Turbines and Pump Impellers.

Developing and Analyzing a System Rotordynamics Model.

Example Rotor Analysis.