Incompressible Flow Turbomachines


Author: George F Round

ISBN: 9789380931395

Copy Right Year:  2004

Pages:  362

Binding: Soft Cover

Publisher:  Elsevier

SKU: 9789380931395 Category:


Incompressible Flow Turbomachines is a Comprehensive treatment of these, and many other types of equipment, for industrial applications, also covering the design, selection, and theory of these complicated machines. Written by one of the world’s leading experts on the subject, this is the first full treatment of these topics for the engineer in a variety of industries.

Industrial engineers, chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, technicians, and designers working with hydraulic turbomachines will all find the information in this volume valuable for their day-to-day needs on the job. Whether on the shop floor or on the design table, this book will help the engineer, in whatever industry, to understand and apply the complicated workings of incompressible flow turbomachines

Additional information

Weight .5 kg
Dimensions 24 × 18 × 2 cm

Table of Content

Historical Background and Present State of Development

Theory of Turbomachines



Some Aspects of Design

Design of Impellers and Runners of Single and Double Curvature

Inlet and Outlet Elements

Head Losses in Components of Turbine and Pump Systems


Water Hammer




About The Author

George F. Round, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus and an adjunct professor in the mechanical engineering department at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Professor Round has been teaching in engineering since 1968. With over 125 papers, 4 books, and 6 patents to his credit, Professor Round is one of the world’s foremost authorities on turbomachinery.


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