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Jet propulsion : a simple guide to the aerodynamics and thermodynamic design and performance of jet engines

Author: N A Cumpsty
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge engine technology series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This text provides a self-contained introduction to the aerodynamic and thermodynamic design of modern civil and military jet engines. Two engine design projects are used to illustrate the important facets of modern engine design.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N A Cumpsty
ISBN: 0521541441 9780521541442
OCLC Number: 52514423
Description: xv, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Design of Engines for a New 600-seat Aircraft --
The New Large Aircraft --
Requirements and Background --
The Aerodynamics of the Aircraft --
The Creation of Thrust in a Jet Engine --
The Gas Turbine Cycle --
The Principle and Layout of Jet Engines --
Elementary Fluid Mechanics of Compressible Gases --
Selection of Bypass Ratio --
Dynamic Scaling and Dimensional Analysis --
Turbomachinery: Compressors and Turbines --
Overview of the Civil Engine Design --
Engine Component Characteristics and Engine Matching --
Component Characteristics --
Engine Matching Off-design --
Design of Engines for a New Fighter Aircraft --
A New Fighter Aircraft --
Lift, Drag and the Effects of Manoeuvring --
Engines for Combat Aircraft --
Design Point for a Combat Engine --
Combat Engines Off-design --
Turbomachinery for Combat Engines --
Return to the Civil Transport Engine --
A Return to the Civil Transport Engine --
To Conclude --
Noise and its Regulation --
Design sheets for New Large Civil Aircraft and New Fighter Aircraft.
Series Title: Cambridge engine technology series, 2.
Responsibility: Nicholas Cumpsty.
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