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The development and verification of a centrifugal compressor test bench
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Turbomachinery plays an important role in the efficiency of power generation and combustion processes used in the automotive and aerospace industries. The potential for fulfilling future energy needs has ...
A large design space multi-disciplinary optimization of a mixed flow micro gas turbine compressor stage
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis presents a novel method of parametrization and optimization for a large design space exploration of a micro gas turbine compressor stage. 48 free parameters were used to control the meridional ...
Development and verification of a centrifugal compressor test bench for Micro Gas Turbines (MGTs)
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In recent times the demand for Micro Gas Turbines (MGTs) with power levels below 10 kW has increased. Despite MGTs being a potential replacement of internal combustion (IC) engines, they are prone to ...