University of Calgary

ENME 597 - Turbomachinery - Fall 2023

Performance of turbomachines, machine selection, Reynolds number and scale effects. Two dimensional flow in turbomachines, degree of reaction and vector diagrams; flow irreversibilities and loss coefficients; pump, compressor and turbine efficiencies. Design of pumps, fans, centrifugal compressors, axial-flow compressors, and axial-flow turbines. Combination of machines with pipes or ducts.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T-3/2)


  • Mechanical Engineering 485 and 495.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2024.
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