Advanced Aircraft Systems

ISBN-10: 007038603X

ISBN-13: 9780070386037

Edition: 1993 (Revised)

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This book explains the theory, components, and practical applications of systems in turboprop, turojet, and turbofan aircraft. The author clearly examines electrical, turbine engine, lubrication and coooling , and other systems.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 7/22/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Principles of electricity
Matter
Static electricity
Electromotive force
Current flow
Resistance
Power
Basic electrical system (dc)
Principles of magnetism
Electromagnetism
Storage batteries
Circuit protection
Primary causes of electrical circuit failure
Alternating current
Generating direct current
Generating alternating current
Miscellaneous electrical components
Electrical systems
Generators (dc)
Alternators
Combined ac/dc electrical systems
Alternator maintenance
Motors (dc)
Motors (ac)
Manufacturer documentation
Turbine engines
Turbine engine history
Physics review
Newton's laws of motion
Factors affecting thrust
Aircraft jet engines
Turbine engine components
Turbine engine ignition systems
Turbines
Main bearings
Exhaust section
Thrust reversers
Engine noise
Accessory section
Engine starting systems
Water injection
Required maintenance
Manufacturer documentation
Lubrication and cooling systems
Wet-sump system
Dry-sump system
Typical dry-sump system
Cooling systems
Manufacturer documentation
Aircraft propellers
Propeller theory
Constant-speed propeller
Propeller system operation
Synchrophasers
Preflight and maintenance
Manufacturer documentation
Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
System theory
Hydraulic fluid
Hydraulic system components
Hydraulic pumps
Accumulators
Fluid lines and fittings
Filters
Actuating cylinders
Pneumatic systems
Maintenance
Manufacturer documentation
Fuel systems
Turbine engine fuels
Fuel system contamination
Minimizing contamination
Fuel handling safety
Fuel system theory
Jet fuel controls
Fuel system components
Fuel system maintenance
Manufacturer documentation
Environmental systems
Need for oxygen
Atmosphere's composition
Atmosphere's pressure
Temperature and altitude
Pressurization
Air-conditioning and pressurization systems
Air distribution
Air-conditioning systems
Heating systems
Supplemental oxygen systems
Manufacturer documentation
Landing gear systems
Shock struts
Main landing gear
Emergency extension and safety systems
Nosewheels
Brake systems
Wheels and tires
Manufacturer documentation
Fire protection systems
Fires
Portable extinguishers
Zone classifications
Detection systems
Detectors
Overheat warnings
Extinguisher systems
Manufacturer documentation
Aerodynamic control and protection systems
Tabs
High-lift devices
Boundary-layer control devices
Vortex generators
Flight control systems
Precip protection
Manufacturer documentation
Index
About the Author
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