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Conceptual Design for Engineers

  • M. J. French
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. M. J. French
    Pages 1-12
  3. M. J. French
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 222-226

About this book

Introduction

3. 2 Making capital and running costs commensurate 49 3. 3 Optimum speed of a tanker 50 3. 4 The optimisation of the sag:span ratio of a suspension bridge 52 3. 5 Optimisation with more than one degree of freedom: heat exchanger 55 3. 6 Putting a price on heat-exchanger performance 57 3. 7 Variation of costs with application 59 3. 8 Further aspects of heat-exchanger optimisation 59 3. 9 An elementary programming problem 60 3. 10 Classification of optimisation problems and methods of solution 62 3. 11 The design of rotating discs: an optimum structure 66 3. 12 Hubdesign 73 3. 13 Summary 73 Questions 73 Answers 74 4 Insight 4. 1 Introduction 76 4. 2 Rough calculations 76 4. 3 Optimisation of compressor shaft diameter 83 4. 4 The optimum virtual shaft: a digression 85 4. 5 Useful measures and concepts 87 4. 6 Bounds and limits 91 4. 7 Scale effects 94 4. 8 Dimensional analysis and scaling 98 4. 9 Proportion 99 100 4. 10 Change of viewpoint Questions 102 104 Answers 5 Matching 5. 1 Matching: the windlass 107 5. 2 An extended example of matching: ship propulsion 107 5. 3 Matching within a single machine III 5. 4 Further aspects of ship propulsion 112 5. 5 Specific speeds: degrees of freedom 113 5. 6 Matching of a spring to its task liS 5. 7 Matching in thermodynamic processes 117 5. 8 Two old cases of matching 121 5.

Keywords

conceptual design design machine optimization programming

Authors and affiliations

  • M. J. French
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LancasterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-11364-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-11366-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-11364-6
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