TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Advanced Energy Systems

Entropy Production as a Predictive Performance Measure for Turbomachinery

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D. M. Paulus, R. A. Gaggioli, W. R. Dunbar

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53233

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(1), 17-21 (Sep 05, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1339983 History: Received August 17, 2000; Revised September 05, 2000
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Compressor map with efficiency
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Compressor map with dimensionless entropy production
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Differences for varying gas constant
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Differences at various inlet temperatures
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Differences at various inlet pressures



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