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Optimizing the Super-turbocharged Aeroengine



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Optimizing the Super-turbocharged Aeroengine by Julian R. Panting
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Turbprop or turbojet engines are the main means of providing motivepower for flight. Any improvements which can be made to thesetechnologies in terms of power or fuel efficiency are significantand important developments. After first setting the scene with a short account of aeroenginedevelopment, the book goes on to show how a super-turbochargedaeroengine can be significantly more efficient. A detailed accountof the studies into the new design philosophy is given and thenumerical results of the computational model of this engine designmodel are analysed. The unusual design of these piston engine unitsis theoretically modelled and their mechanical design is discussedin some detail. CONTENTS: Conventional jet engine perfomance Centrifugal supercharger Emissions Performance at altitude Axial piston engine Gas generator Turbine and high-speed alternator design Optimisation techniques Numerical modelling and results Compound turbocharged engine
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1998
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Professional Engineering Publishing
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