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2011-12-21 11:48:27

Chen leverages Ohio Supercomputer Center resources to refine TURBO For most of us, the word "turbomachinery" may conjure up images of superheroes or fast exotic cars, but in reality most people leverage turbomachinery to get things done nearly every day. Turbomachinery — pumps, fans, compressors, turbines and other machines that transfer energy between a rotor and a fluid — is especially instrumental in power generation in the aeronautic, automotive, marine, space and...

2011-12-13 22:42:35

Hui Hu pulled a model wind turbine from the top of an office filing cabinet. The turbine tower was just 10 inches high. Its three blades were 10 inches in diameter. It was a perfect 1:320 scale reproduction of the 80-meter diameter wind turbines spinning across Iowa, the country's second-ranked state in installed wind power capacity. That mini turbine is helping a research team led by Hu, an Iowa State University associate professor of aerospace engineering, understand how hills, valleys...

2011-12-06 08:00:00

Company representatives will discuss several innovative and award-winning power generation turbomachinery engineering and design projects. White River Junction, VT and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Concepts NREC(CN), a world leader in turbomachinery-focused design and development, CAD/CAM software and manufacturing services, today announces that it will exhibit in Booth #7527 at the POWER-GEN International 2011 show, December 13 through 15, in Las Vegas, NV. CN representatives...


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