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11 - Compressor Aero*

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1.Smith, L. H. Jr., Axial Compressor Aerodesign Evolution at General Electric, Journal of Turbomachinery, 124 (2002), 321330.
2.Martin, R., Forry, D., Maier, S., Hansen, C., GE’s Next 7FA Gas Turbine “Test and Validation” (Schenectady, NY: GE Power & Water, 2011).
3.Benini, E., “Advances in Aerodynamic Design of Gas Turbines Compressors,” in Gas Turbines, Ed. Injeti, G. (London, UK: InTech, 2010).
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5.White, F. M., Fluid Mechanics (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1979).
6.Denton, J. D., Loss Mechanisms in Turbomachines, Journal of Turbomachinery, 115 (1993), 621656.
7.Hall, D. K., Greitzer, E. M., Tan, C. S., “Performance Limits of Axial Compressors,” ASME Paper GT2012-69709, ASME Turbo Expo 2012, June 11–15, 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark.
8.Becker, B., Kwasniewski, M., von Schwerdtner, O., Transonic Compressor Development for Large Industrial Gas Turbines, ASME Journal of Engineering for Power, 105 (1983), 417421.
9.Farkas, F., “The Development of a Multi-stage Heavy-duty Transonic Compressor for Industrial Gas Turbines,” ASME Paper 86-GT-91, International Gas Turbine Conference and Exhibit, June 8–12, 1986, Düsseldorf, West Germany.
10.Whitcomb, R. T., Clark, L. R., “An Airfoil Shape for Efficient Flight at Supercritical Mach Numbers,” NASA TMX-1109, May 1965.
11.Kerrebrock, J. L., Flow in Transonic Compressors, AIAA Journal, 19 (1980), 419.
12.Hobbs, D., Weingold, H., Development of Controlled Diffusion Airfoils for Multistage Compressor Application, ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 106 (1984), 271278.
13.Becker, B., Schulenberg, T., Termühlen, H, “The “3A-Series” Gas Turbines With HBR® Combustors,” ASME Paper 95-GT-458, ASME 1995 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition, June 5–8, 1995, Houston, TX.
14.Köller, U., Mönig, R., Küsters, B., Schreiber, H.-A, Development of Advanced Compressor Airfoils for Heavy-Duty Gas Turbines – Part I: Design and Optimization, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 122 (1999), 397405.
15.Thompson, P. A., Compressible Fluid Dynamics (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988).
16.Robbins, W. H., Dugan, J. F. Jr., “Prediction of Off-Design Performance of Multistage Compressors,” in Aerodynamic Design of Axial-Flow Compressors (Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965).
17.Nakhamkin, M., Gülen, S. C., “Transient Analysis of the Cascaded Humidified Advanced Gas Turbine (CHAT),” ASME Paper 95-CTP-28, ASME 1995 Cogen-Turbo Power Conference, August 23–25, 1995, Vienna, Austria.

While not directly referenced in the chapter, the references listed below are highly recommended for further reading and learning.

Camp, T. R., Horlock, J. H., An Analytical Model of Axial Compressor Off-Design Performance, Journal of Turbomachinery, 116 (1994), 425434.
Cumpsty, N. A., Some Lessons Learned, Journal of Turbomachinery, 132 (2010), 041018.
Dickens, T., Day, I., The Design of Highly Loaded Compressors, Journal of Turbomachinery, 133 (2011), 031007.
Hall, D. K., Greitzer, E. M., Tan, C. S., “Performance Limits of Axial Compressor Stages,” ASME Paper GT2012-69709, ASME Turbo Expo 2012, June 11–15, 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Kappis, W., “Compressors in Gas Turbine Systems,” chapter 4 in [11] in Chapter 2.
NASA Report SP-36, Aerodynamic Design of Axial Flow Compressors, (Washington, DC: Scientific and Technical Information Division, NASA, 1965).

In addition to the references listed above, [1,35] cited in Chapter 10 also include in-depth coverage of compressor aerothermodynamics.