Altitude wind tunnel investigation of the performance of compressor, combustor, and turbine components of prototype J47D (RX1-1) turbojet engine

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As a portion of an over-all performance investigation of the prototype J47D (RX-1) turbojet engine, performance of the compressor, combustor, and turbine components has been determined in the Lewis altitude wind tunnel over a range of altitude from 5000 to 55,000 feet and at flight Mach numbers from 0.19 to 0.92. Investigations were conducted with the engine operating on an electronic control schedule and slow with a two-lever control system by which fuel flow and exhaust-nozzle area could be controlled separately. Two combustor configurations were investigated.

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Farley, John M December 21, 1951.

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  • Main Title: Altitude wind tunnel investigation of the performance of compressor, combustor, and turbine components of prototype J47D (RX1-1) turbojet engine
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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As a portion of an over-all performance investigation of the prototype J47D (RX-1) turbojet engine, performance of the compressor, combustor, and turbine components has been determined in the Lewis altitude wind tunnel over a range of altitude from 5000 to 55,000 feet and at flight Mach numbers from 0.19 to 0.92. Investigations were conducted with the engine operating on an electronic control schedule and slow with a two-lever control system by which fuel flow and exhaust-nozzle area could be controlled separately. Two combustor configurations were investigated.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930086850 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-E51I13
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930086850
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc59016

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  • December 21, 1951

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Farley, John M. Altitude wind tunnel investigation of the performance of compressor, combustor, and turbine components of prototype J47D (RX1-1) turbojet engine, report, December 21, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc59016/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.