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ME 422 Principles of Turbomachinery 

Course Description

This course covers the application of Newton's laws of motion and basic laws of thermodynamics to analysis of fluid flow in turbomachinery.


Course Instructor:

Dr. H. Perez-Blanco
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

204 Reber Building
University Park, PA 16802
phone: 814-865-7842



M E 422 Principles of Turbomachinery (3) Application of Newton's laws of motion and basic laws of thermodynamics to analysis of fluid flow in turbomachinery.


Prerequisites: M E 320


Optional Textbook:

Dixon and Hall “Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery”

The enrollment process is:

  1. Contact the the Office of Continuing and Distance Education for admission into the course at 814-865-7643.

  2. Complete and submit the Registration Form via mail, fax, or in person. See the Registration Page.


Office for Disability Services
Penn State welcomes students with disabilities into the University’s educational programs. If you have a disability‐related need for reasonable academic adjustments in this course, contact the Office for Disability Services (ODS) at 814‐863‐1807 (V/TTY). For further information regarding ODS, please visit the Office of Disability Services website at

In order to receive consideration for course accommodations, you must contact ODS and provide documentation (see the documentation guidelines at If the documentation supports the need for academics adjustments, ODS will provide a letter identifying appropriate academics adjustments. Please share this letter and discuss the adjustments with your instructor as early in the course as possible. You must contact ODS and request academic adjustment letters at the beginning of each semester.


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Penn State University
Office of Continuing and Distance Education in Engineering
301-A Engineering Unit C
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-7643   Fax: (814) 865-3969