Gas Turbine Handbook: Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition
By Tony Giampaolo

Publisher: CRC; 4 edition | 2009 | 450 Pages | ISBN: 1439801916 | PDF | 5.24 MB

“This second edition of a bestseller provides a fundamental understanding of the operation and proper application of all types of gas turbines. The book explores the full spectrum of gas turbine hardware, typical application scenarios, and operating parameters, controls, inlet treatments, inspection, troubleshooting, and more. It includes a new chapter on gas turbine acoustics and noise control and an expanded section on the use of inlet cooling for power augmentation and NOx control. The author emphasizes strategies that help readers avoid problems before they occur and includes tips on how to diagnose problems in their early stages and analyze failures to prevent their recurrence.