Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines Book

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines


  • Author : Ahmed F. El-Sayed
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Aircraft gas-turbines
  • Pages : 1447
  • ISBN 10 : 1466595167

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Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines Excerpt :

History and classifications of aero-engine -- Performance parameters of jet engines -- Pulsejet and ramjet engines -- Turbojet engine -- Turbofan engines -- Shaft engines -- High speed supersonic and hypersonic engines -- Industrial gas turbines -- Power plant installation and intakes -- Combustion systems -- Exhaust system -- Centrifugal compressors -- Axial flow compressors and fans -- Axial turbines -- Radial inflow turbines -- Module matching -- Selected topics -- Introduction to rocketry -- Rocket engines

Gas Turbines Book

Gas Turbines


  • Author : Claire Soares
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1020
  • ISBN 10 : 9780124104853

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Gas Turbines Excerpt :

Covering basic theory, components, installation, maintenance, manufacturing, regulation and industry developments, Gas Turbines: A Handbook of Air, Sea and Land Applications is a broad-based introductory reference designed to give you the knowledge needed to succeed in the gas turbine industry, land, sea and air applications. Providing the big picture view that other detailed, data-focused resources lack, this book has a strong focus on the information needed to effectively decision-make and plan gas turbine system use for particular applications, taking into consideration not only operational requirements but long-term life-cycle costs in upkeep, repair and future use. With concise, easily digestible overviews of all important theoretical bases and a practical focus throughout, Gas Turbines is an ideal handbook for those new to the field or in the early stages of their career, as well as more experienced engineers looking for a reliable, one-stop reference that covers the breadth of the field. Covers installation, maintenance, manufacturer's specifications, performance criteria and future trends, offering a rounded view of the area that takes in technical detail as well as well as industry economics and outlook Updated with the latest industry developments, including new emission and efficiency regulations and their impact on gas turbine technology Over 300 pages of new/revised content, including new sections on microturbines, non-conventional fuel sources for microturbines, emissions, major developments in aircraft engines, use of coal gas and superheated steam, and new case histories throughout highlighting component improvements in all systems and sub-systems.

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines Book

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines


  • Author : Ahmed F. El-Sayed
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466595170

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Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines Excerpt :

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition builds upon the success of the book’s first edition, with the addition of three major topic areas: Piston Engines with integrated propeller coverage; Pump Technologies; and Rocket Propulsion. The rocket propulsion section extends the text’s coverage so that both Aerospace and Aeronautical topics can be studied and compared. Numerous updates have been made to reflect the latest advances in turbine engines, fuels, and combustion. The text is now divided into three parts, the first two devoted to air breathing engines, and the third covering non-air breathing or rocket engines.

Gas Turbine Theory Book

Gas Turbine Theory


  • Author : G.F.C. Rogers
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2017-06-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 625
  • ISBN 10 : 9781292093130

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Gas Turbine Theory Excerpt :

When the First Edition of this book was written in 1951, the gas turbine was just becoming established as a powerplant for military aircraft. It took another decade before the gas turbine was introduced to civil aircraft, and this market developed so rapidly that the passenger liner was rendered obsolete. Other markets like naval propulsion, pipeline compression and electrical power applications grew steadily. In recent years the gas turbine, in combination with the steam turbine, has played an ever-increasing role in power generation. Despite the rapid advances in both output and efficiency, the basic theory of the gas turbine has remained unchanged. The layout of this new edition is broadly similar to the original, but greatly expanded and updated, comprising an outline of the basic theory, aerodynamic design of individual components, and the prediction of off-design performance. The addition of a chapter devoted to the mechanical design of gas turbines greatly enhances the scope of the book. Descriptions of engine developments and current markets make this book useful to both students and practising engineers.

Fuzzy Set Theory     and Its Applications Book

Fuzzy Set Theory and Its Applications


  • Author : Hans-Jürgen Zimmermann
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-12-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401571531

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The 5AM Club Book
Score: 2.5
From 6 Ratings

The 5AM Club


  • Author : Robin Sharma
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-12-04
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443456630

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Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and bulletproof their serenity in this age of overwhelming complexity. Now, in this life-changing book, handcrafted by the author over a rigorous four-year period, you will discover the early-rising habit that has helped so many accomplish epic results while upgrading their happiness, helpfulness and feelings of aliveness. Through an enchanting—and often amusing—story about two struggling strangers who meet an eccentric tycoon who becomes their secret mentor, The 5am Club will walk you through: How great geniuses, business titans and the world’s wisest people start their mornings to produce astonishing achievements A little-known formula you can use instantly to wake up early feeling inspired, focused and flooded with a fiery drive to get the most out of each day A step-by-step method to protect the quietest hours of daybreak so you have time for exercise, self-renewal and personal growth A neuroscience-based practice proven to help make it easy to rise while most people are sleeping, giving you precious time for yourself to think, express your creativity and begin the day peacefully instead of being rushed “Insider-only” tactics to defend your gifts, talents and dreams against digital distraction and trivial diversions so you enjoy fortune, influence and a magnificent impact on the world Part manifesto for mastery, part playbook for genius-grade productivity and part companion for a life lived beautifully, The 5am Club is a work that will transform your life. Forever.

Gas Turbine Design  Components and System Design Integration Book

Gas Turbine Design Components and System Design Integration


  • Author : Meinhard T. Schobeiri
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-06-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 510
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319583785

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Gas Turbine Design Components and System Design Integration Excerpt :

This book written by a world-renowned expert with more than forty years of active gas turbine R&D experience comprehensively treats the design of gas turbine components and their integration into a complete system. Unlike many currently available gas turbine handbooks that provide the reader with an overview without in-depth treatment of the subject, the current book is concentrated on a detailed aero-thermodynamics, design and off-deign performance aspects of individual components as well as the system integration and its dynamic operation.This new book provides practicing gas turbine designers and young engineers working in the industry with design material that the manufacturers would keep proprietary. The book is also intended to provide instructors of turbomachinery courses around the world with a powerful tool to assign gas turbine components as project and individual modules that are integrated into a complete system. Quoting many statements by the gas turbine industry professionals, the young engineers graduated from the turbomachinery courses offered by the author, had the competency of engineers equivalent to three to four years of industrial experience.

Structural Engineer s Pocket Book British Standards Edition Book

Structural Engineer s Pocket Book British Standards Edition


  • Author : Fiona Cobb
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000384895

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Structural Engineer s Pocket Book British Standards Edition Excerpt :

The Structural Engineer's Pocket Book British Standards Edition is the only compilation of all tables, data, facts and formulae needed for scheme design to British Standards by structural engineers in a handy-sized format. Bringing together data from many sources into a compact, affordable pocketbook, it saves valuable time spent tracking down information needed regularly. This second edition is a companion to the more recent Eurocode third edition. Although small in size, this book contains the facts and figures needed for preliminary design whether in the office or on-site. Based on UK conventions, it is split into 14 sections including geotechnics, structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber, and includes a section on sustainability covering general concepts, materials, actions and targets for structural engineers.

Towards a New Architecture Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Towards a New Architecture


  • Author : Le Corbusier
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486315645

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Towards a New Architecture Excerpt :

Pioneering manifesto by founder of "International School." Technical and aesthetic theories, views of industry, economics, relation of form to function, "mass-production split," and much more. Profusely illustrated.

The Gas Turbine Handbook Book

The Gas Turbine Handbook


  • Author : Tony Giampaolo
  • Publisher : The Fairmont Press, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Gas-turbines
  • Pages : 405
  • ISBN 10 : 9780881734133

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This comprehensive, best-selling reference provides the fundamental information you'll need to understand both the operation and proper application of all types of gas turbines. The full spectrum of hardware, as well as typical application scenarios are fully explored, along with operating parameters, controls, inlet treatments, inspection, troubleshooting, and more. The second edition adds a new chapter on gas turbine noise control, as well as an expanded section on use of inlet cooling for power augmentation and NOx control. The author has provided many helpful tips that will enable diagnosis of problems in their early stages and analysis of failures to prevent their recurrence. Also treated are the effects of the external environment on gas turbine operation and life, as well as the impact of the gas turbine on its surrounding environment.

Aircraft Performance   Design Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Aircraft Performance Design


  • Author : John David Anderson
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Science Engineering
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 602
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D01655193L

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Aircraft Performance Design Excerpt :

Written by one of the most succesful aerospace authors, this new book develops aircraft performance techniques from first principles and applies then to real airplanes. It also address a philosophy of, and techniques for aircraft design. By developing and discussing these two subjects in a single text, the author captures a degree of synergism not found in other texts. The book is written in a conversational style, a trademark of all of John Anderson's texts, to enhance the readers' understanding.

Commercial Aviation Safety  Sixth Edition Book

Commercial Aviation Safety Sixth Edition


  • Author : Stephen K. Cusick
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2017-05-12
  • Genre: Transportation
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781259641831

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Commercial Aviation Safety Sixth Edition Excerpt :

Up-To-Date Coverage of Every Aspect of Commercial Aviation Safety Completely revised edition to fully align with current U.S. and international regulations, this hands-on resource clearly explains the principles and practices of commercial aviation safety—from accident investigations to Safety Management Systems. Commercial Aviation Safety, Sixth Edition, delivers authoritative information on today's risk management on the ground and in the air. The book offers the latest procedures, flight technologies, and accident statistics. You will learn about new and evolving challenges, such as lasers, drones (unmanned aerial vehicles), cyberattacks, aircraft icing, and software bugs. Chapter outlines, review questions, and real-world incident examples are featured throughout. Coverage includes: • ICAO, FAA, EPA, TSA, and OSHA regulations • NTSB and ICAO accident investigation processes • Recording and reporting of safety data • U.S. and international aviation accident statistics • Accident causation models • The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS) • Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Threat and Error Management (TEM) • Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) and Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) • Aircraft and air traffic control technologies and safety systems • Airport safety, including runway incursions • Aviation security, including the threats of intentional harm and terrorism • International and U.S. Aviation Safety Management Systems

Sam Walton Book
Score: 3
From 6 Ratings

Sam Walton


  • Author : Sam Walton
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2012-09-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307763693

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Meet a genuine American folk hero cut from the homespun cloth of America's heartland: Sam Walton, who parlayed a single dime store in a hardscrabble cotton town into Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world. The undisputed merchant king of the late twentieth century, Sam never lost the common touch. Here, finally, inimitable words. Genuinely modest, but always sure if his ambitions and achievements. Sam shares his thinking in a candid, straight-from-the-shoulder style. In a story rich with anecdotes and the "rules of the road" of both Main Street and Wall Street, Sam Walton chronicles the inspiration, heart, and optimism that propelled him to lasso the American Dream.