Tests of the Daimler D-IVa engine at a high altitude test bench

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Reports of tests of a Daimler IVa engine at the test-bench at Friedrichshafen, show that the decrease of power of that engine, at high altitudes, was established, and that the manner of its working when air is supplied at a certain pressure was explained. These tests were preparatory to the installation of compressors in giant aircraft for the purpose of maintaining constant power at high altitudes.

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Noack, W G October 1, 1920.

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  • Main Title: Tests of the Daimler D-IVa engine at a high altitude test bench
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Reports of tests of a Daimler IVa engine at the test-bench at Friedrichshafen, show that the decrease of power of that engine, at high altitudes, was established, and that the manner of its working when air is supplied at a certain pressure was explained. These tests were preparatory to the installation of compressors in giant aircraft for the purpose of maintaining constant power at high altitudes.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930080813 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-15
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53701

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  • October 1, 1920

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Noack, W G. Tests of the Daimler D-IVa engine at a high altitude test bench, report, October 1, 1920; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53701/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.