New Method of Calculating the Power at Altitude of Aircraft Engines Equipped With Superchargers on the Basis of Tests Made Under Sea-Level Conditions

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"The present article deals with what is considered to be a simpler and more accurate method of determining, from the results of bench tests under approved rating conditions, the power at altitude of a supercharged aircraft engine, without application of correction formulas. The method of calculating the characteristics at altitude, of supercharged engines, based on the consumption of air, is a more satisfactory and accurate procedure, especially at low boost pressures" (p. 1).

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Sarracino, Marcello July 1941.

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  • Main Title: New Method of Calculating the Power at Altitude of Aircraft Engines Equipped With Superchargers on the Basis of Tests Made Under Sea-Level Conditions
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Memorandums

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"The present article deals with what is considered to be a simpler and more accurate method of determining, from the results of bench tests under approved rating conditions, the power at altitude of a supercharged aircraft engine, without application of correction formulas. The method of calculating the characteristics at altitude, of supercharged engines, based on the consumption of air, is a more satisfactory and accurate procedure, especially at low boost pressures" (p. 1).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R23355
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094435 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-981
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094435
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63137

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Sarracino, Marcello. New Method of Calculating the Power at Altitude of Aircraft Engines Equipped With Superchargers on the Basis of Tests Made Under Sea-Level Conditions, report, July 1941; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63137/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.