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Adaptation of aeronautical engines to high altitude flying

Adaptation of aeronautical engines to high altitude flying

Date: May 1, 1923
Creator: Kutzbach, K
Description: Issues and techniques relative to the adaptation of aircraft engines to high altitude flight are discussed. Covered here are the limits of engine output, modifications and characteristics of high altitude engines, the influence of air density on the proportions of fuel mixtures, methods of varying the proportions of fuel mixtures, the automatic prevention of fuel waste, and the design and application of air pressure regulators to high altitude flying. Summary: 1. Limits of engine output. 2. High altitude engines. 3. Influence of air density on proportions of mixture. 4. Methods of varying proportions of mixture. 5. Automatic prevention of fuel waste. 6. Design and application of air pressure regulators to high altitude flying.
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Adaptation of Combustion Principles to Aircraft Propulsion, Volume 2, Combustion in Air-Breathing Jet Engines

Adaptation of Combustion Principles to Aircraft Propulsion, Volume 2, Combustion in Air-Breathing Jet Engines

Date: May 2, 1956
Creator: unknown
Description: This volume continues the NACA study of combustion principles for aircraft propulsion. The various aspects of combustion pertinent to jet engines are organized and interpreted with quite extensive information, particularly for basic or fundamental. subject matter. The report concerns only air-breathing engines and hydrocarbon fuels, and not rocket engines and high-energy fuels. Since the references have been selected to illustrate important points, the bibliographies, while thorough, are not complete. This volumes describes the observed performance and design problems of engine combustors of the principal types. These include combustor-inlet conditions; starting, acceleration, combustion limits, combustion efficiency, coke deposits, and smoke formation in turbojets; ram-jet performance; and afterburner performance and design.
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Adaptation of Combustion Principles to Aircraft Propulsion, Volume I, Basic Considerations in the Combustion of Hydrocarbon Fuels with Air

Adaptation of Combustion Principles to Aircraft Propulsion, Volume I, Basic Considerations in the Combustion of Hydrocarbon Fuels with Air

Date: April 1, 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: The report summarizes source material on combustion for flight-propulsion engineers. First, several chapters review fundamental processes such as fuel-air mixture preparation, gas flow and mixing, flammability and ignition, flame propagation in both homogenous and heterogenous media, flame stabilization, combustion oscillations, and smoke and carbon formation. The practical significance and the relation of these processes to theory are presented. A second series of chapters describes the observed performance and design problems of engine combustors of the principal types. An attempt is made to interpret performance in terms of the fundamental processes and theories previously reviewed. Third, the design of high-speed combustion systems is discussed. Combustor design principles that can be established from basic considerations and from experience with actual combustors are described. Finally, future requirements for aircraft engine combustion systems are examined.
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Adaptor for measuring principal strains with Tuckerman strain gage

Adaptor for measuring principal strains with Tuckerman strain gage

Date: January 1, 1943
Creator: Mcpherson, A E
Description: An adapter is described which uses three Tuckerman optical strain gages to measure the displacement of the three vortices of an equilateral triangle along lines 120 degrees apart. These displacements are substituted in well-known equations in order to compute the magnitude and direction of the principal strains. Tests of the adaptor indicate that principal strains over a gage length of 1.42 inch may be measured with a systematic error not exceeding 4 percent and a mean observational error of the order of + or minus 0.000006. The maximum observed error in strain was of the order of 0.00006. The directions of principal strains for unidirectional stress were measured with the adaptor with an average error of the order of 1 degree.
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Addendum to Hazard Summary Report Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II)

Addendum to Hazard Summary Report Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II)

Date: June 1962
Creator: Koch, L. J.; Loewenstein, W. B. & Monson, H. O.
Description: Report containing hazard and safety information regarding the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II in Idaho.
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Addition of heat to a compressible fluid in motion

Addition of heat to a compressible fluid in motion

Date: February 1, 1945
Creator: Hicks, Bruce L
Description: None
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Additional abstracts pertaining to seaplanes

Additional abstracts pertaining to seaplanes

Date: March 9, 1948
Creator: Bidwell, J. M. & King, D. A.
Description: None
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Additional comparisons between computed and measured transonic drag-rise coefficients at zero lift for wing-body-tail configurations

Additional comparisons between computed and measured transonic drag-rise coefficients at zero lift for wing-body-tail configurations

Date: August 15, 1955
Creator: Holdaway, George H
Description: None
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Additional design charts relating to the stalling of tapered wings

Additional design charts relating to the stalling of tapered wings

Date: January 1, 1943
Creator: Harmon, Sidney M
Description: None
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Additional experimental heat-transfer and durability data on several forced-convection, air-cooled, strut-supported turbine blades of improved design

Additional experimental heat-transfer and durability data on several forced-convection, air-cooled, strut-supported turbine blades of improved design

Date: January 19, 1955
Creator: Schum, Eugene F
Description: None
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