Turbomachinery Design
Turbomachinery aero-mechanical design is PCA's principal service to clients, delivering industry-leading solutions across a broad range of market segments for over 25 years.
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PCA Engineers Limited is an international engineering consultancy specialising in turbomachinery aero-mechanical design and turbomachinery design software.

Turbomachinery design is PCA's principal service to clients. We have been designing turbomachines for industry since the Company began in 1989. PCA is one of very few companies worldwide that can provide a full turbomachine design service.

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Turbomachinery design
There is no substitute for PCA's past experience in achieving successful designs, coupled with innovative use of the latest methods and technology, to reach tomorrow's goals.
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Re-rating turbomachinery
The knowledge and skills involved in designing turbomachinery can also be used to re-rate, or re-design, at lower cost.
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CFD analysis of turbomachinery
PCA's engineering staff have been developers and users of CFD during the time that these tools have evolved to become routinely applicable to turbomachinery analysis.
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Structural analysis of turbomachinery
One of PCA's important attributes is the specific and extensive structural analysis capability, that complements our skills in aero-thermal design.
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Turbomachinery design training
A typical course format comprises: fundamentals, preliminary design, performance prediction, geometry modelling, throughflow development, followed by CFD-led optimisation.
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Engineering expert witnesses
As an independent business with highly developed core skills in turbomachinery design and analysis, PCA is uniquely positioned to provide experienced Expert Witnesses for cases involving most aspects of turbomachinery.
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The full turbomachine design service
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  • Centrifugal and axial compressor design
  • Radial and axial turbine design
  • Fan design
  • Expander design
  • Pump design
  • CFD analysis
  • Software systems for turbomachinery design
  • Finite Element structural analysis
  • Field service problems in compressor or turbines
  • Re-rate of in-service turbomachinery
  • Training in turbomachinery design
  • Expert witness services
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