German Jet Engine and Gas Turbine Development, 1930-45
Developmental history of German jet engine including original design plans, photographs of prototypes, technical diagrams and graphs. It begins with the theoretical work of early designers but concentrates on turbojet, turboprop, ducted fan and hybrid types of engines and their applications in aircraft. Also included are pure gas turbine design used in tanks, military land vehicles and naval vessels.
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Foreword s Section 1 Introduction
Gas Turbines for Aviation
Gas Turbines for Land Traction
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