Accession Number:

AD0691591

Title:

ENGINES OF UNPRECEDENTED SPEEDS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-01-29

Pagination or Media Count:

313.0

Abstract:

A popularly written coverage is presented of the historical development of jet and rocket engines, covering their beginnings, design developments and problems, competition with and ultimate supersession of the reciprocating engine in flight applications. Final chapters are devoted to discussion of engines of new types. The book concerns the heart of contemporary high-speed aircraft, rockets, and spaceships-different reaction engines. The book covers propsects for development of reaction engines, scientific problems faced by scientists in this area, and the place of engines of different types in the vast family of reaction engines. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
  • Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE