TECH/AERO: Q.: microturbine efficiencies explained?

Michael M. Butler (butler@comp*
Sun, 21 Dec 1997 22:25:53 -0800

Could someone point me to a freshman level explanation (Reynolds Number,
L/D and D=1/2(pCdAV**2)) of why tiny turbines are more efficient? Does
anyone know of any cool aero math modeling sites? Like, say, a Java
implementation of the Barrowman CP model?



Glad to be writing about something slightly on-topic again... :)

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