Textbook of Aero Engines

Textbook of Aero Engines

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...28 to 44. l'"our valves per cylinder. 110 mm. bore. 135 mm. stroke master road side. 142 mm. stroke link rod side. 15,794 cubic centimeters volume. Articulating connecting rod system. 314 brake horse-power. Nominal revolutions, 2,000 per minute. Approximate weight per horse-power, 2.5 lb. Average petrol consumption, 0.54 pints-per horse-power per hour. Claude Hobson carburetor, type H.C.7, set in center of Vee formed by cylinder blocks. Variable ignition by two 12-cylinder magnetos. Lubricant consumption, average 8 pints per hour castor oil. Normal oil pressure to main engine details at full power, 40 lb. per square inch. This engine is designed to take an electric starting motor, as well as being fitted with a hand starter. "Maori IV" The " Maori" IV Sunbeam-Coatalen water-cooled aircraft engine has been specially designed for airship work. It has: 12 cylinders. 60 Vee. Four valves per cylinder. 100 mm. bore. 135 mm. stroke. 12,720 cubic centimeters volume. Articulating connecting rod system. 275 brake horse-power. Normal revolutions per minute, 2,000. Approximate weight, 3.3 per horse-power. Average petrol consumption, 0.51 pint per horse-power per hour. C'l.iudel Hobson carburetors, type B.Z..38, set outside. Variable ignition by two 12-cylinder magnetos. Lubricant consumption, average 6.5 pints per hour castor oil. Normal oil pressure to main engine details at full power, 45 lb. per square inch. Fitted with hand starter and electric motor. The following special fittings arc included: --Watercooled exhaust pipe, automatic governor to prevent overrunning, flywheel in place of reduction gear, and extra large water pump to insure efficient circulation. Tile Sunbeam " Maori I" type have been specially...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236572505
  • 9781236572509