Developed by and for the aircraft powerplant section at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, this is a most comprehensive textbook on modern gas turbine engines for the A&P or EASA B1 student who wants a focus on turbine powerplants; exceeding both A&P and B1 standards.
With over 500 illustrations, charts, and tables; you will find comprehensive information on the theory of gas turbine engines as well as extensive coverage of all turbine sections, systems, and types, as well as their practical application in a variety of aircraft including helicopters, turboprops, and APUs up to the largest transport-category airliners.
The Aircraft Gas Turbine Powerplants Workbook includes a series of carefully prepared study questions matching each chapter. These questions emphasize key elements and enable you to continually check your understanding as you navigate through the material.
Also available for instructors are teaching aides from the authors including image banks, powerpoint presentations, and classroom videos. Please contact Aircraft Technical Book Company for details.
Its chapters are organized as follows:
- History of Turbine Development
- Jet Propulsion Theory
- Turbine Engine Design and Construction
- Engine Familiarization
- Inspection and Maintenance
- Lubrication Systems
- Fuel Systems
- Compressor Anti-Stall Systems
- Anti-Icing Systems
- Starter Systems
- Ignition Systems
- Engine Instrument Systems
- Fire/Overheat Detection and Extinguishing Systems
- Engine Operation
For the complete table of contents, click the Look Inside link above.
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