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What do Undergraduates, a Chimney, Renewable Energy and an Open Pit Mine Have in Common?

What do Undergraduates, a Chimney, Renewable Energy and an Open Pit Mine Have in Common?

By Francis A. Di Bella, P.E.
Apr 19, 2019

It sounds like an opening to a joke, but I wanted to share some creative thinking sparked during a field trip to a local gas turbine cogeneration plant with some undergraduate students I teach. The...

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Simple Stall - Video Blog - Part 2

Simple Stall - Video Blog - Part 2

By Mark R. Anderson
Apr 12, 2019

Our CTO, Mark Anderson, takes a fundamental look at simple stall and its impact on turbochargers stability and range. This is the second video in this 2-part series. Be sure to watch Part 1 first!

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Performance Corrections for Compressor Maps

Performance Corrections for Compressor Maps

By Mark R. Anderson
Apr 9, 2019

Turbomachinery performance is almost always analyzed and tested with a fixed inflow condition. In other words, the assumption is that the inflow fluid temperature and pressure is defined and...

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Simple Stall - Video Blog - Part 1

Simple Stall - Video Blog - Part 1

By Mark R. Anderson
Apr 5, 2019

Our CTO, Mark Anderson, takes a fundamental look at simple stall and its impact on turbochargers stability and range. This is the first video in this 2-part series. 

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