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An Initial Look at Conical Diffusers in Turbomachinery Design

An Initial Look at Conical Diffusers in Turbomachinery Design

By Jamin Bitter
Jun 22, 2018

Perhaps the most common type of diffuser in turbomachinery is the conical diffuser. This diffuser is found at the exit of every volute as the geometry transitions to the exit flange. This conical...

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A Small Taste of Two Papers from Turbo Expo 2018 in Norway

A Small Taste of Two Papers from Turbo Expo 2018 in Norway

By Barbara Shea
Jun 14, 2018

The 2018 ASME Turbo Expo in Lillestrøm, Norway was, as always,  a smorgasbord of papers and presentations on the latest and greatest ideas in turbomachinery and gas turbines. Two of our favorites...

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Online Versus In Person Training: The Pros and Cons

Online Versus In Person Training: The Pros and Cons

By Barbara Shea
Jun 8, 2018

Ongoing education is a reality for most professionals. The training requirements are usually set by employers or professional associations with the goal of keeping employees and members up to date...

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