## Gas Turbine PerformanceA significant addition to the literature on gas turbine technology, the second edition of Gas Turbine Performance is a lengthy text covering product advances and technological developments. Including extensive figures, charts, tables and formulae, this book will interest everyone concerned with gas turbine technology, whether they are designers, marketing staff or users. |

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### Contents

Formulae | 20 |

The Operational Envelope | 35 |

Formulae | 65 |

Sample calculations | 72 |

References | 101 |

Formulae | 113 |

References | 142 |

References | 158 |

Formulae | 496 |

Formulae | 508 |

References | 518 |

Formulae | 554 |

References | 562 |

The Effects of Water Liquid Steam and Ice | 564 |

Formulae | 581 |

Sample calculations | 595 |

Design Point Performance and Engine Concept Design | 292 |

Formulae | 310 |

Charts | 333 |

References | 382 |

calculations | 393 |

Formulae | 413 |

Charts | 420 |

References | 443 |

Starting | 477 |

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Nomenclature 619 A 3 Nomenclature A 4 Customer deck requirements | 623 |

Unit Conversions | 625 |

Energy | 626 |

Mass | 627 |

Specific fuel consumption SFC | 628 |

Velocity angular | 629 |

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