Aircraft Powerplants

Aircraft Powerplants

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Part of the Glencoe Aviation Technology Series, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date powerplant book on the market today. It has been revised to reflect the latest legislation and changing industry needs. The new edition features expanded coverage of turbine engine theory and nomenclature. It also includes additional current models of turbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft engines. Information on turbine engine fuel, oil, and ignition sys, has been expanded and divided i separate chapters. The remainder of the turbine engine material is updated and presented apart from reciprocating engines, allowing for the flexibility of teaching this material separately or together. New material added to the propeller section deals with composite propellers, dynamic propeller balancing, and auxiliary propeller systems such as auto-feather, desynchro-phasing, and de-ice. The updated and reorganized material on aircraft systems includes the latest information on control, , indicating and seaming systems. Throughout the text, special emphasis has been placed on the integration of information regarding how individual components and systems operate together.
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  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • McGraw-Hill Education (Ise Editions)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0071134298
  • 9780071134293

Table of contents

Aircraft Powerplant Classification and Progress. Reciprocating Engine Construction and Nomenclature. Internal Combustion Engine Theory and Performance. Lubricants and Lubricating Systems. Induction Systems. Superchargers. Turbochargers and Exhaust Systems. Basic Fuel Systems and Carburetors. Fuel Injection Systems. Reciprocating Engine Ignition and Starting Systems. Operation. Inspection. Maintenance and Troubleshooting of Reciprocating Engines. Reciprocating Engine ignition; Overhaul Practices. Gas-Turbine 'Engine Theory. Construction and Nomenclature. Gas-Turbine Engine 'Fuels and Fuel Systems. Turbine engine Lubricants and Lubricating 'systems. Ignition and Starting Systems for Gas-Turbine Engines. Turbofan Engines. Turboprop Engines. Turboshaft Engines. Gas-Turbine Operation. Inspection. Troubleshooting. Maintenance and Overhaul. Propeller Theory. Nomenclature and Operation. Turbopropellers and Control Systems. Propeller Installation, Inspection and Maintenance, Engine Control, Indicating and Warning Systems.
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