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Spring 2024
May 30, 2024
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ME 43300 - Principles Of Turbomachinery
Credit Hours: 3.00. Unified treatment of principles underlying fluid mechanic design of hydraulic pumps, turbines and gas compressors. Similarity and scaling laws. Cavitation. Analysis of radial and axial flow machines. Blade element performance. Radial equilibrium theory. Centrifugal pump design. Axial compressor design.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: School of Mechanical Engr
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand principles of operation of pumps, fans, compressors and turbines. 2. Develop the ability to size and select turbomachinery for a specific application. 3. Develop the ability to analyze the performance of turbomachinery. 4. Master the concepts of classic mean-line and quazi-3D design methods.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

Undergraduate level AAE 33300 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level ME 30800 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently]

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