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Course MV-SAM-86357-K-7

Turbomachinery II (2V+2U, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 3.0 CP 34 h
2 V Lecture 28 h
2 U Lecture hall exercise class 28 h
(2V+2U) 3.0 CP 56 h 34 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-SAM] Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Design of axial turbomachinery
  • Profile and cascade aerodynamics
  • Design of radial turbomachinery
  • Cavitation
  • Operating behaviour of turbomachinery in systems
  • Design of radial diffusers, vaned diffusers and volute casings

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture

The students will be able

  • to describe and assess the flow around airfoils and through axial cascades
  • to assess the operating behavior of turbomachinery in systems
  • to apply different control methods for turbomachinery
  • to explain design methods for axial and radial turbomachinery

2. Tutorial

The students will be able

  • to design airfoils and airfoil cascades based von NACA data
  • to select appropriate turbomachinery for a system with respect to efficiency, , operational reliability and compliance of specific boundary conditions, e.g. cavitation
  • to design axial compressors and axial turbines
  • to design radial compressors and centrifugal pumps


  • R. H. Aungier: Centrifugal Compressors, ASME Press, New York, 2000
  • R. H. Aungier: Axiall Compressors, ASME Press, New York, 2003
  • N. A. Cumpsty: Compressor Aerodynamics, Addison Wesley Longman Limited, Harlow, 1989
  • P. Hill, C. Peterson: Mechanics and Thermodynamics Propusion, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, New York, 1992


Blackboard lecture with Power-Point support. For further information and course materials please consider the corresponding OLAT-course.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-SAM-86357-K-7]

Module Name Context
[MV-SAM-111-M-7] Turbomachinery II P: Obligatory 2V+2U, 3.0 LP