Gas Turbines


Code Date Venue Fees Registration
M/16 11 - 22 Feb Cairo 2950 USD Register Now
M/16 29 Jul - 09 Aug Cairo 2950 USD Register Now

Course Objectives

  • Provide participants with full understanding of the different types of gas turbines, their design features components and characteristics
  • Familiarize participants with the efficient operations and maintenance schemes of gas turbines that reduce losses to the minimum 

Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction

  • Open cycle single shaft and twin shaft arrangements
  • Compounding
  • Closed cycles
  • Aircraft propulsion
  • Applications
  • Gas turbine design procedure

Module 2: Shaft Power Cycles 

  • Ideal cycles
  • Methods of accounting for component losses
  • Design points performance calculations
  • Comparative performance of practical cycles

Module 3: Compressors

  • Centrifugal compressors
  • Axial flow compressors

Module 4: Combustion Systems

  • Form of combustion system
  • Some important factors affecting combustion chamber design
  • The combustion process
  • Combustion chamber performance
  • Some practical problems

Module 5: Prediction of Performance of simple Gas Turbines

  • Component characteristics
  • Off-design operation of the single-shaft gas turbine
  • Equilibrium running of gas generator
  • Off-design operation of free turbine engine
  • Off-design operation of the jet engine
  • Methods of displacing the equilibrium running line
  • Incorporation of variable pressure losses

Module 6: Prediction of Performance

  • Methods of improving part-load performance
  • Matching procedures for twin-spool engines
  • Some notes on the behavior of twin-spool engines
  • Matching procedures for turbofan engines
  • Transient behavior of gas turbines

Target Audience

Engineers, Supervisors, technicians and foremen

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