Calculations of economy of 18-cylinder radial aircraft engine with exhaust-gas turbine geared to the crankshaft

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Calculations based on dynamometer test-stand data obtained on an 18-cylinder radial engine were made to determine the improvement in fuel consumption that can be obtained at various altitudes by gearing an exhaust-gas turbine to the engine crankshaft in order to increase the engine-shaft work.

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Hannum, Richard W & Zimmerman, Richard H January 1, 1945.

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  • Main Title: Calculations of economy of 18-cylinder radial aircraft engine with exhaust-gas turbine geared to the crankshaft
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Calculations based on dynamometer test-stand data obtained on an 18-cylinder radial engine were made to determine the improvement in fuel consumption that can be obtained at various altitudes by gearing an exhaust-gas turbine to the engine crankshaft in order to increase the engine-shaft work.

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  • : 93R21190
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091900 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-822
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091900
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60105

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  • January 1, 1945

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Hannum, Richard W & Zimmerman, Richard H. Calculations of economy of 18-cylinder radial aircraft engine with exhaust-gas turbine geared to the crankshaft, report, January 1, 1945; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60105/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.