Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Technology
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Program Details

History and Theory

Background and Development

Types, Variations and Applications

Engine Theory: Two Plus Two

Construction and Design

Inlet Ducts


Combustion Chambers


Exhaust Systems

Methods of Thrust Augmentation

Materials and Methods of Construction

Systems and Accessories


Fuel Systems and Components

Typical Fuel Systems

Lubricating Oils

Lubricating Systems

Ignition Systems

Starting and Auxiliary Power Systems

Maintenance and Testing

Maintenance and Overhaul Procedures

Engine Testing and Operation

Representative Engines

United Technologies Pratt & Whitney 4000 Series Turbofan Engine

General Electric J79 Turbojet Engine

Allied Signal Lycoming T53 Turboshaft Engine

Allison Engine Company 501-D13 Turboprop Engine

Teledyne CAE J69-T-25 Turbojet Engine

General Electric CF6 Turbofan Engine

United Technologies Pratt & Whitney JT8D Turbofan Engine