In this assignment, write an essay in which you cover the following in detail in 5,500 words. Include diagrams and tables where necessary.
- Introduction to gas turbine blades, and gas engines
- Functions and Uses of Gas Turbine Blades
- Functions of the Gas Turbine Blades in Terms of the Materials’ Constraints on the Design.
- Appropriate materials used for the manufacture of gas turbine blades and mechanical and thermal properties of those materials.
- Three processes used in the manufacture of gas turbine blades.
- Main limitations of the manufacturing process of gas turbine blades. Three of the limitations from the list that influence function of gas turbine blades and ways to reduce the effects of such limitations
- Three main causes of service failure for gas turbine blades.
- Estimation of the service life of gas turbine blades when subjected to creep and fatigue loading.
- Three ways of improving service life of gas turbine blades and measures that need to be taken in order to overcome the causes of service failure.