Aircraft Powerplants, Eighth Edition
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The most comprehensive, current guide to aircraft powerplants
Fully revised to cover the latest industry advances, Aircraft Powerplants, Eighth Edition, prepares you for certification as an FAA powerplant technician in accordance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR). This authoritative text has been updated to reflect recent changes in FAR Part 147.
This new edition features expanded coverage of turbine-engine theory and nomenclature; current models of turbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft engines; and up-to-date details on turbine-engine fuel, oil, and ignition systems. Important information on how individual components and systems operate together is integrated throughout the text. Clear photos of various components and a full-color insert of diagrams and systems are included. Review questions at the end of each chapter enable you to check your knowledge of the topics presented in this practical resource.
Aircraft Powerplants, Eighth Edition, covers:
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 cooling 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 overhaul practices
Gas-turbine engine: theory, jet propulsion principles, engine performance, and efficiencies
Principal parts of a gas-turbine engine, construction, and nomenclature
Gas-turbine engine: fuels and fuel systems
Turbine-engine lubricants and lubricating systems
Ignition and starting systems of gas-turbine engines
Turbofan, turboprop, and 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 indicating, warning, and control systems
|Sold By||McGraw-Hill Education|
|ISBNs||9780071799133, 9780071799133, 9780071799140, 0071799141|
|Number of Pages||777|