Aircraft Powerplants, 9th Edition

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736 pages

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The most comprehensive guide to aircraft powerplants―fully updated for the latest advances

This authoritative textbook contains all the you need to learn to master the operation and maintenance of aircraft engines and achieve FAA Powerplant . The book offers clear explanations of all engine components, mechanics, and technologies. This ninth edition has been thoroughly revised to include the most current and critical topics. Brand-new sections explain the latest engine models, diesel engines, alternative fuels, pressure ratios, and reciprocating and turbofan engines. Hundreds of detailed diagrams and photos illustrate each topic.

Aircraft Powerplants, Ninth Edition covers:

  • Aircraft powerplant classification and progress
  • Reciprocating-engine construction and nomenclature
  • Internal-combustion engine and
  • Lubricants and lubricating
  • Induction systems, superchargers, and turbochargers
  • Cooling and exhaust systems
  • Basic fuel systems and carburetors
  • Fuel injection systems
  • Reciprocating-engine ignition and starting systems
  • Operation, inspection, maintenance, and troubleshooting of reciprocating engines
  • Reciprocating engine overhaul practices
  • Principal parts, construction, types, and nomenclature of gas-turbine engines
  • Gas-turbine engine theory and jet propulsion
  • Turbine-engine lubricants and lubricating systems
  • Ignition and starting systems of gas-turbine engines
  • Turbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft engines
  • Gas-turbine operation, inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance, and overhaul
  • Propeller theory, nomenclature, and operation
  • Turbopropellers and control systems
  • Propeller installation, inspection, and maintenance
  • Engine indicating, warning, and control systems

Book Details

  • Title: Aircraft Powerplants, 9th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 736 pages
  • Edition: 9
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2018-02-02
  • ISBN-10: 1259835707
  • ISBN-13: 9781259835704