• Michael J. French


As in many other fields of human enterprise, it is helpful when we come upon an aspect of a design problem that has strong affinities with others we have met. Two such aspects, called here ‘matching’ and ‘disposition’, will be treated in this chapter and the next.


Conceptual Design Steam Turbine Match Problem Centrifugal Compressor Mechanical Advantage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. French
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  1. 1.Lancaster UniversityLancasterUK

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