Positive Displacement Machines: Modern Design Innovations and Tools explains the design and workings of a wide range of positive displacement pumps, compressors and gas expanders. Written at a mathematical and technical level, the book explores the most influential research in this field over the past decade, along with industry best practices. Sections highlight the importance of using the latest computation techniques and discuss how to follow the proper design procedures to achieve a desired outcome.
- Explains how these machines work on a fundamental level, helping the reader build a holistic understanding which aids complex problem- solving
- Describes how to mathematically model the performance of pumps, compressors and gas expanders
- Provides advice on how to design and optimize positive displacement machines to match a given application
1. Introduction 2. The Five-bar Geared Variable Stroke Linkage 3. Crank Mechanism with Variable Stroke 4. Hinged Engine with Variable Compression Ratio 5. Axial Piston Machines 6. Geometric Problems in Positive Displacement Machines 7. Geometric Design of Limaçon Machines 8. Single Screw Machine 9. Twin-screw Machines 10. Gerotor Pump 11. Vane Pumps 12. Scroll Machines 13. Analysis for Manufacture 14. Rotor Profile Design Based on the Normal-rack Generation Method 15. Influence of Process Parameter on Screw Rotor Profiles 16. Tolerance Allocation for Sliding Vane Compressors 17. Geometric Design for Internal Cycloid Gears 18. Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing of Scroll Compressors 19. Dynamic Analysis of the Positive Displacement Machines 20. Mathematical Model of Slider-link Driven Machines 21. Analysis, Design, and Modelling of Rotary Vane Engines (RVE) 22. Vibration of Wobble Plate Machines 23. Optimisation of Wobble Plate Machines 24. Design and Optimisation of Rolling Piston Machines
Ibrahim Sultan is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Federation University, Australia. His research interests include Mechanism Analysis and Design, Positive Displacement Machinery, Energy Generation and Efficiency, and Robot Kinematics and Calibration.
Truong Phung is a fulltime lecturer at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Federation University, Australia, where he teaches and works on research projects in the field of positive displacement machines.