1946-01-01

GAS TURBINES AND AIRCRAFT 460237

RECENT significant improvements in gas turbine components have yielded unusually high jet engine efficiency under partial thrust operation, the author reports, and he reviews the relationship between cycle temperature and overall jet engine efficiency, in the light of these developments.
He considers the general factors influencing the use of turbine-jet engines and turbines geared to propellers, and indicates the effects of these factors upon the performance characteristics of airplanes.

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