Mechanical Engineering

ME5754*Steam and Gas Turbines (Cross-Listed: CHE 5754)4 ch (3C)

Development of steam turbines and review of steam cycles. Turbine thermodynamics and energy conversion. Impulse and reaction blading. Mechanical configuration of turbine components and operational considerations. Efficiency calculations. Past load operations. Review of Gas cycles. Steam turbine governing and operational modes. Operational constraints and thermal effects. Turbine auxiliary systems. 

Prerequisite: ME 2413 or ME 3413  or CHE 2012 and at least 70ch of program credit hours completed. Recommended: (ME 2515 or ME 3415), ME 3511, ME 3515.