AIRCRAFT POWERPLANTS

This book supersedes the earlier editions entitled "Powerplant for Aerospace Vehicles". This new edition has been revised to include material to assist the reader in attaining the proficiency levels defined in Federal Aviation Regulations. Each chapter or topic has been explained in as much detail as possible. Chapter one Headed "Powerplant progress", is historical, and starts with the industrial revolution and goes through to the design and construction of jet engines. There are about twenty-three chapters and some of the chapter headings are: Engine classificaton; Construction and nomenclature; Fuel injection systems; Lubricants and lubricating systems; Engine overhaul practices; Engine control systems; Principles of jet propulsion; and Operation, inspection, and maintenance of gas-turbine engines. At the end of chapters are review questions for readers to check their knowledge of the material presented. Apart from this book being used as a clasroom text, it is also intended for home study and as an on the job reference for the technician. /CAA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  United States  10036
  • Authors:
    • Bent, R D
    • McKinley, J L
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: 554 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188782
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Civil Aviation Authority Central Library
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ISSN 0141-9498
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM