EASA Module 15  Gas Turbine Engines: for B1 aircraft maintenance

EASA Module 15
Gas Turbine Engines

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Module 15; Gas Turbine Engine covers turbine engines, performance, operation, and its related systems to the extent required for the EASA B1.1 and B1.3 aviation maintenance technician examinations and license, which is a higher level than for A&P studies. With this full color, highly illustrated book, you will learn by understanding concepts, not just rote memorization and will understand how to apply this knowledge on the job in the MRO or flightline environment.

This book is fully compliant as EASA Part 66 module 15 for the B1 and has been given approvals by numerous EASA based civil aviation authorities.

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15.1 Fundamentals
potential energy, kinetic energy, Newton's law of motion, brayton cycle; force, work, power, energy, velocity, acceleration; constructional arrangement and operation of turbojet, turbofan, turboshaft, and turboprop

15.2 Engine Performance
gross, net, choked nozzle, resultant, horsepower thrust; engine efficiencies; bypass and pressure ratio; pressure, temperature, and velocity of gas flow; engine ratings, static thrust, influence of speed, altitude and climate.

15.3 Inlets
compressor inlet ducts; inlet configurations; ice protection

15.4 Compressors
caxial and centrifugal types; operating principles; fan balancing; stall and surge; compressor ratio; air flow control including bleed valves, guide vanes, stator vanes, and rotating stator vanes.

15.5 Combustion Section
features and principles of operation.

15.6 Turbine Section
operation and characteristics of turbine blade types; blade to disk attachment; nozzle guide vanes; blade stress and creep.

15.7 Exhaust
constructional features and operation; convergent and divergent nozzles; noise reduction; thrust reversers.

15.8 Bearings and Seals
constructional features and operations

15.9 Lubricants and Fuels
properties and specifications; additives; safety precautions.

15.10 Lubrication Systems
operation, layout, and components.

15.11 Fuel Systems
engine control and fuel metering including electronic engine control (FADEC)

15.12 Air Systems
engine air distribution; anti-ice control systems; internal cooling; sealing and external air services.

15.13 Starting and Ignition Systems
start systems and components; ignition systems and components; maintenance requirements.

15.14 Engine Indication Systems
exhaust gas and interstage temperature; thrust indication, pressure ratio, turbine discharge pressure.

15.15 Power Augmentation
operation and applications; water injection and methanol; afterburner systems.

15.16 Turboprop Engines
gas coupled, free turbine, and gear coupled turbines; reduction gears; integrated engine/propeller controls; overspeed safety devices.

15.17 Turbo-shaft Engines
arrangements, drive systems, reduction gearig, couplings, control systems.

15.18 Auxiliary Power Units (APUs)
purpose, operation, and protective systems.

15.19 Powerplant Installation
configuration of firewalls, cowlings, acoustic panels, engine mounts, anti-vibration mounts, hoses, pipes, feeders, connectors, wiring looms, control cables and rods, lifting points, and drains.

15.20 Fire Protection Systems
detectin and extinguishing systems.

15.21 Engine Monitoring and Ground Operations
starting and ground run-up; interpreting power output; trend monitoring; inspection to criteria, and tolerances; compressor washing; foreign object damage.

15.22 Storage and Preservation
preservation and depreservation for the engine and accessories.

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