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Aircraft Powerplants, Eighth Edition (Paperback)
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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 reflectrecent 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 individualcomponents 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 progressReciprocating-engine construction and nomenclatureInternal-combustion engine theory and performanceLubricants and lubricating systemsInduction systems, superchargers, turbochargers, and cooling and exhaust systemsBasic fuel systems and carburetorsFuel injection systemsReciprocating-engine ignition and starting systemsOperation, inspection, maintenance, and troubleshooting of reciprocating enginesReciprocating-engine overhaul practicesGas-turbine engine: theory, jet propulsion principles, engine performance, and efficienciesPrincipal parts of a gas-turbine engine, construction, and nomenclatureGas-turbine engine: fuels and fuel systemsTurbine-engine lubricants and lubricating systemsIgnition and starting systems of gas-turbine enginesTurbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft enginesGas-turbine operation, inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance, and overhaulPropeller theory, nomenclature, and operationTurbopropellers and control systemsPropeller installation, inspection, and maintenanceEngine indicating, warning, and control systems

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
ISBN: 9780071799133
Number of pages: 768
Weight: 1755 g
Dimensions: 272 x 224 x 38 mm
Edition: 8th edition

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