|INSIDE:||80 b/w photographs, 110 line diagrams|
Jet Engines covers turbojet, turboprop and turbofan designs and is applicable to civilian and military usage.
It commences with an overview of the main design types and fundamentals and then looks at air intakes, compressors, turbines and exhaust systems in great detail.
Thrust augmentation and engine systems follow with chapters on environmental considerations and airframe integration concluding the work.
A long-overdue addition to the reviewer's library and a work strongly recommended to even the most casual wanderer in the civil or military aviation field. AIRWAY