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Author Wild, Thomas W., author.

Title Aircraft Powerplants, Ninth Edition / Thomas W. Wild.

Published New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education, [2018].
©2018.

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Edition 9th edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (736 pages) : 700 illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- About the Author -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Aircraft Powerplant Classification and Progress -- Engine Design and Classification -- Review Questions -- 2. Reciprocating-Engine Construction and Nomenclature -- The Crankcase -- Bearings -- The Crankshaft -- Connecting-Rod Assemblies -- Pistons -- Cylinders -- Valves and Associated Parts -- The Accessory Section -- Propeller Reduction Gears -- Review Questions -- 3. Internal-Combustion Engine Theory and Performance -- Science Fundamentals -- Engine Operating Fundamentals -- Valve Timing and Engine Firing Order -- The Two-Stroke Cycle -- Diesel Engine Operating Principles -- Power Calculations -- Engine Efficiency -- Factors Affecting Performance -- Review Questions -- 4. Lubricants and Lubricating Systems -- Classification of Lubricants -- Lubricating Oil Properties -- The Need for Lubrication -- Lubricant Requirements and Functions -- Characteristics and Components of Lubrication Systems -- Engine Design Features Related to Lubrication -- Typical Lubrication Systems -- Review Questions -- 5. Induction, Supercharger, Turbocharger, Cooling, and Exhaust Systems -- General Description -- Basic Induction System Components -- Principles of Supercharging and Turbocharging -- Internal Single-Speed Supercharger -- The Turbocharger -- Reciprocating-Engine Cooling Systems -- Reciprocating-Engine Exhaust Systems -- Review Questions -- 6. Basic Fuel Systems and Carburetors -- Characteristics of Gasoline -- Fuel Systems -- Principles of Carburetion -- Float-Type Carburetors -- Carburetor Icing -- Inspection and Overhaul of Float-Type Carburetors -- Principles of Pressure Injection -- Water Injection -- Review Questions -- 7. Fuel Injection Systems -- Definition -- Continental Continuous-Flow Injection System -- RSA Fuel Injection System -- Review Questions -- 8. Reciprocating-Engine Ignition and Starting Systems -- Principles of Ignition -- Types of Magnetos -- Magneto Operational Theory -- Ignition Shielding -- Ignition Boosters and Auxiliary Ignition Units -- Continental Ignition High-Tension Magneto System for Light-Aircraft Engine -- Continental Dual-Magneto Ignition Systems -- Slick Series 4300 and 6300 Magnetos -- Other High-Tension Magnetos -- Low-Tension Ignition -- Low-Tension Ignition System for Light-Aircraft Engines -- FADEC System Description -- Compensated Cam -- Magneto Maintenance and Inspection -- Overhaul of Magnetos -- Spark Plugs -- Starters for Reciprocating Aircraft Engines -- Starters for Medium and Large Engines -- Troubleshooting and Maintenance -- Review Questions -- 9. Operation, Inspection, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of Reciprocating Engines -- Reciprocating-Engine Operation -- Engine Operation -- Cruise Control -- Engine Operating Conditions -- Reciprocating-Engine Operations in Winter -- Inspection and Maintenance -- Troubleshooting -- Review Questions -- 10. Reciprocating-Engine Overhaul Practices -- Need for Overhaul -- Overhaul Shop -- Receiving the Engine -- Disassembly -- Visual Inspection -- Cleaning -- Structural Inspection -- Dimensional Inspection -- Repair and Replacement -- Reassembly -- Installation -- Engine Testing and Run-In -- Engine Preservation and Storage -- Review Questions -- 11. Principal Parts, Construction, Types, and Nomenclature of Gas-Turbine Engines -- Turbine-Engine Development -- Gas-Turbine Engine Types -- The Inlet -- Types of Compressors -- Fan Bypass Ratio -- Compressor Stall -- Compressor Airflow and Stall Control -- Air-Bleed and Internal Air Supply Systems.
The Diffuser -- Combustion Chambers -- Turbine Nozzle Diaphragm -- Turbines -- Exhaust Systems -- Exhaust Nozzles -- Variable-Area Exhaust Nozzle -- Thrust Reversers -- Accessory Drive -- Reduction-Gear Systems -- Engine Noise -- Advanced Manufacturing Processes -- Review Questions -- 12. Gas-Turbine Engine: Theory, Jet Propulsion Principles, Engine Performance, and Efficiencies -- Basic Jet Propulsion Principles -- Types of Jet Propulsion Engines -- Gas-Turbine Engines -- Principles of Gas-Turbine Engines -- Gas-Turbine Engine Theory and Reaction Principles -- Airflow -- Gas-Turbine Engine Performance -- Efficiencies -- Review Questions -- 13. Gas-Turbine Engine: Fuels and Fuel Systems -- Fuel Requirements -- Jet Fuel Properties and Characteristics -- Principles of Fuel Control -- Fuel Control Units for a Turboprop Engine -- Fuel Control System for a Turboshaft Engine -- Electronic Engine Controls -- Review Questions -- 14. Turbine-Engine Lubricants and Lubricating Systems -- Gas-Turbine Engine Lubrication -- Lubricating System Components -- Lubricating Systems -- Oil Analysis -- Review Questions -- 15. Ignition and Starting Systems of Gas-Turbine Engines -- Ignition Systems for Gas-Turbine Engines -- Turbine-Engine Igniters -- Starting Systems for Gas Turbines -- Starting System for a Large Turbofan Engine -- Review Questions -- 16. Turbofan Engines -- Large Turbofan Engines -- Small Turbofan Engines -- Review Questions -- 17. Turboprop Engines -- Large Turboprop Engines -- Small Turboprop Engines -- Review Questions -- 18. Turboshaft Engines -- Auxiliary Power Unit -- The Lycoming T53 Turboshaft Engine -- The Rolls-Royce Series 250 Gas-Turbine Engine -- Helicopter Power Trains -- Rolls-Royce Series 250 Turboshaft Engine Operation in a Helicopter -- Review Questions -- 19. Gas-Turbine Operation, Inspection, Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Overhaul -- Starting and Operation -- Gas-Turbine Engine Inspections -- Gas-Turbine Engine Maintenance -- Gas-Turbine Engine Overhaul -- Troubleshooting EGT System -- Troubleshooting Aircraft Tachometer System -- Gas-Turbine Engine Troubleshooting -- Review Questions -- 20. Propeller Theory, Nomenclature, and Operation -- Basic Propeller Principles -- Propeller Nomenclature -- Propeller Theory -- Propeller Controls and Instruments -- Propeller Clearances -- General Classification of Propellers -- Fixed-Pitch Propellers -- Ground-Adjustable Propellers -- Controllable-Pitch Propellers -- Two-Position Propellers -- Constant-Speed Propellers -- McCauley Constant-Speed Propellers -- Hartzell Constant-Speed Propellers -- Hamilton Standard Counterweight Propellers -- The Hamilton Standard Hydromatic Propeller -- Light Sport Propellers -- Anti-Icing and Deicing Systems -- Propeller Synchrophaser System -- Review Questions -- 21. Turbopropellers and Control Systems -- Turbopropeller Horsepower Calculations -- Hartzell Turbopropellers -- The Dowty Turbopropeller -- Hamilton Standard Turbopropellers -- McCauley Turbopropeller -- Composite Propeller Blades -- PT6A Propeller Control Systems -- Honeywell TPE331 Engine Turbopropeller Control System -- Allison 250-B17 Reversing Turbopropeller System -- PW124 and R352 Turbopropeller Engine Interface -- General Electric CT7 Propeller Control System -- The Rolls-Royce Turbopropeller -- Review Questions -- 22. Propeller Installation, Inspection, and Maintenance -- Propeller Installation and Removal -- Aircraft Vibrations -- Maintenance and Repair of Propellers -- Checking Blade Angles -- Inspections and Adjustments of Propellers -- Review Questions -- 23. Engine Indicating, Warning, and Control Systems -- Engine Instruments -- Fire Warning Systems -- Fire Suppression Systems -- Engine Control Systems -- Mechanical Engine Control Functions for Small Aircraft -- Mechanical Engine Control Systems for Large Aircraft -- Inspection and Maintenance of Control Systems -- Review Questions -- Appendix -- Glossary -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Z.
Summary The most comprehensive guide to aircraft powerplants—fully updated for the latest advances. This authoritative textbook contains all the information you need to learn to master the operation and maintenance of aircraft engines and achieve FAA powerplant certification. 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.
Other formats Also available in print edition.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : McGraw Hill, 2018. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
System notes Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
Language notes In English.
Notes Description based on e-Publication PDF.
Subject Airplanes -- Motors.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781259835711 (e-ISBN)
1259835715 (e-ISBN)
9781259835704 (print-ISBN)
1259835707 (print-ISBN)