Jet engines and jet aircraft by George D Havas

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Statementcompiled by George D. Havas
SeriesLC science tracer bullet -- TB 82-5
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Science and Technology Division. Reference Section
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL13605895M

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All jet engines, which are also called gas turbines, work on the same principle. The engine sucks air in through the front with a fan. Once inside, a compressor raises the pressure of the air. The compressor is made up of fans with many blades and attached to a shaft.

I assume you mean both piston and jet engine, as many have taken your question to be referring to a propeller powered by a jet engine.

Even in this case, there are still examples. In the advent of jet aircraft in WW2, the Navy was faced with a pro. Get this from a library. Jet engines and jet aircraft. [George D Havas; Library of Congress.

Science and Technology Division. Reference Section.]. This book intends to provide an introduction to jet propulsion at the undergraduate level. A jet engine is an air-breathing internal combustion engine often used to propel high-speed aircraft.

Jet engines, like rocket engines, use the reaction principle in that they accelerate a mass in one direction and, from Newton's third law of motion.

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