Liquid cooling of aircraft engines

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This report presents a method for solving the problem of liquid cooling at high temperatures, which is an intermediate method between water and air cooling, by experiments on a test-stand and on an airplane. A utilizable cooling medium was found in ethylene glycol, which has only one disadvantage, namely, that of combustibility. The danger, however is very slight. It has one decided advantage, that it simultaneously serves as protection against freezing.

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Weidinger, Hanns December 1931.

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This report presents a method for solving the problem of liquid cooling at high temperatures, which is an intermediate method between water and air cooling, by experiments on a test-stand and on an airplane. A utilizable cooling medium was found in ethylene glycol, which has only one disadvantage, namely, that of combustibility. The danger, however is very slight. It has one decided advantage, that it simultaneously serves as protection against freezing.

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  • : 93R23687
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094767 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-649
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094767
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc277570

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  • December 1931

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Weidinger, Hanns. Liquid cooling of aircraft engines, report, December 1931; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277570/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.