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Introduction, Gas Turbines, Applications, Types

  • Meinhard T. SchobeiriEmail author
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Abstract

Gas turbines are engines within which the chemical energy of the fuel is converted either into mechanical energy in terms of shaft power or into kinetic energy. Gas turbines that produce shaft power are power generation gas turbines. Gas turbines that convert the fuel energy into kinetic energy are used for generation of thrust to propel aircrafts. The conversion of fuel energy into shaft power or propulsive force, requires interaction of several components of the engine, within each of them a chain of energy conversion takes place.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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