Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition

by Ahmed F. El-Sayed


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466595163
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/15/2017
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 1476
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Prof. Ahmed F. El-Sayed was a Senior Engineer for the Egyptian Airline EGYPTAIR for 10 years, working in maintenance, technical inspection, and R&D departments as well as the engine overhaul shop. He has worked as a researcher in corporate projects with Westinghouse (USA) and Rolls Royce (UK), and taught propulsion and turbomachinery courses in several universities in Egypt, the USA, and Libya.

Prof. El-Sayed has lectured in the field of design and performance of aircraft engines in several universities in the USA, Russia, Belgium, UK, Austria, China, Syria, and Japan, including NASA Glenn, MIT, the US Air Force Academy and von Karman Institute. He is the author of eight books, and more than eighty technical papers handling aircraft propulsion, performance, design aspects and FOD of intakes, fans and compressors, cooling of axial turbines of aircraft engines.

Table of Contents

Preface. Part 1: Aero Engines and Gas Turbines. History and Classifications of Aero Engines. Performance Parameters of Jet Engines. Pulsejet and Ramjet Engines. Turbojet Engine. Turbofan Engines. Shaft Engines: Internal Combustion, Turboprop, Turboshaft, and Propfan Engines. High-Speed Supersonic and Hypersonic Engines. Industrial Gas Turbines. Part 2: Power Plant Installation and Intakes. Combustion Systems. Exhaust System. Centrifugal Compressors. Axial-Flow Compressors and Fans. Axial Turbines. Radial Inflow Turbines. Module Matching. Selected Topics. Part 3: Introduction to Rocketry. Rocket Engines. Appendices.

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