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Turbomachinery is the Key for Sustainable Development

Turbomachinery is the Key for Sustainable Development

By Thiago Ebel
Jun 15, 2017

While common sense might lead one to conclude otherwise, increasing energy consumption worldwide is a good thing. Higher per capita energy consumption is associated with a higher quality of life:...

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Converting Chiller Compressors to the New Generation of Low GWP Refrigerants

Converting Chiller Compressors to the New Generation of Low GWP Refrigerants

By Dan Hinch
Jun 8, 2017

The chiller industry is under tremendous pressure to convert to new, more environmentally friendly refrigerants.  This change is driven by new global regulations including, the Montreal Protocol and...

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Optimization of Cycle Parameters, Fuel Consumption, and Weight of a Turboshaft Engine Using 1D Design Tools

Optimization of Cycle Parameters, Fuel Consumption, and Weight of a Turboshaft Engine Using 1D Design Tools

By Oleg Dubitsky
Jun 1, 2017

New engine development is a costly endeavor and making the right decisions early in the engine design is extremely important. It requires multi-disciplinary consideration of the engine thermodynamic...

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