Middle East Technical University
Mechanical Engineering Department

 

ME 423

GAS TURBINES AND JET PROPULSION

Spring 2013

The course gives a brief introduction about gas turbines and jet propulsion.

   

 

Class Notes are on metu-online

 

 

COURSE POLICY

Instructor       :     Dr. Tahsin A. ÇETİNKAYA   (Office G-206)

                                 

 

Textbook        :     Cohen, H., Rogers, G.F.C, and Saravanamuttoo, H.I.H., Gas Turbine Theory, 5th ed., Prentice Hall, 2001.

Recommended Text Books :

          1./      Mattingley, J.D, Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion, McGraw-Hill Int. Ed., 1996

          2./      Wilson,GD, Korakianitis,T, The Design of High-Efficiency Turbomachinery and, Gas Turbines, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall Inc., 1998

          3./      Dixon, S.L.,Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery, Pergamon Press

          4./      Harman,R.T.C., Gas Turbine Engineering, The Macmillan Press Ltd., 1983

          5./   Whittle, Sir F., Gas Turbine Aero-thermodynamics, Pergamon Press, 1981

          6./      Cumpsty, N.A., Compressor Aerodynamics, Longman Scientific & Technical, 1989.

COURSE CONTENT

            i./      Introduction

            ii./     Shaft Power Cycles

            iii./    Gas Turbine Cycles for Aircraft Propulsion

            iv./    Centrifugal Compressors

            v./     Axial Flow Compressors

            vi./    Combustion Systems

            vii./   Axial Flow Turbines

            viii./  Prediction of Performance of Simple Gas Turbine Systems

GRADING

Laboratory, Attendance and Quizzes 20 %

Midterm I and II                                 45 %

Final                                                    35 %

EXAM DATES  

Midterm I                                            As announced by the department

Midterm II                                          As announced by the department

Final                                                    As announced by the University

 

INTRODUCTION TO GAS TURBINES AND JET PROPULSION      >>  
 

  See also:  Gas-turbines.com 
               
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