Effect of altitude on power of aviation engines

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These notes are intended to furnish practical and general data on the effect of altitude on engine power. The effective horsepower of an engine is a function of the mean pressure of the fluid acting on the pistons, of the R.P.M. of the engine and of the mechanical efficiency.

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Raffaelli, Italo November 1924.

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These notes are intended to furnish practical and general data on the effect of altitude on engine power. The effective horsepower of an engine is a function of the mean pressure of the fluid acting on the pistons, of the R.P.M. of the engine and of the mechanical efficiency.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930086546 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-287
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930086546
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc277521

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  • November 1924

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Raffaelli, Italo. Effect of altitude on power of aviation engines, report, November 1924; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277521/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.