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development of a turbine engine for a tank

Robert Larimer

development of a turbine engine for a tank

by Robert Larimer

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Published by SAE in [Warrendale, PA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turbines.,
  • M1 (Tank),
  • Tanks (Military science)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Larimer.
    ContributionsSociety of Automotive Engineers., SAE Aerospace Power Systems Conference (1999 : Mesa, Ariz.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ266 .L37 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22010569M
    ISBN 100768004357

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    In particular, about a quarter of the increased air flow. After all of the improvements project tank engine got a new name – GT At this stage, the development of gas turbine power plant for tanks has reached the stage where I was able to begin preparations for the construction of the first prototype, and then GTE and equipped tank. stall, or overheating of the combustion and turbine areas. The aircraft fuel system and engine fuel system as well as the type, designation, and requirements of the aircraft fuels, are discussed in this chapter. LEARNING OBJECTIVES. When you have completed this chapter, you will be able to do the following: 1.


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The Third Reich Wehrmacht Heer's development division, the Heereswaffenamt (Army Ordnance Board), studied a number of gas turbine engine designs for use in tanks starting in mid The first gas turbine engine design intended for use in armored fighting vehicle propulsion, the BMW based GTwas meant for installation in the Panther tank.

It was outlined that the engine was to be capable of developing 1, hp at 15℃ (60℉), or hp at 43℃ (℉). Although various types of turbine were in development at this time, Parsons opted for a simple, cycle-based engine with a centrifugal compressor driven by a single-stage turbine, in conjunction with a two-stage ‘work.

June: Design work on a gas turbine engine for powering tanks begins under the direction of Müller, who left Heinkel in The first such system, the GTis completed in November and fit to a Panther tank for testing. June: A Derwent II engine development of a turbine engine for a tank book modified with an additional turbine stage powering a gearbox and five-bladed propeller.

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. Gas-turbine engine, any internal-combustion engine employing a gas as the working fluid used to turn a turbine. The term also is conventionally used to describe a complete internal-combustion engine consisting of at least a compressor, a combustion chamber, and a turbine.

General characteristics. Useful work or propulsive thrust can be obtained from a gas-turbine engine. With over illustrations, charts, and tables; in this book you will find comprehensive information on the theory of gas turbine engines as well as specific extensive coverage of all turbine systems and types, as well as their practical application in a variety of aircraft including helicopters, turboprops, up to the largest transport.

In England, the s’ invention and development of the aircraft gas tur bine by Frank Whittle resulted in a similar British flight in Figure 1. Schematic for a) an aircraft jet engine; and b) a land-based gas turbine The name "gas turbine" is somewhat misleading, because to many it implies a turbine engine that uses gas as its fuel.

which gas turbine engines of all types can be compared. The need for high efficiency in the engine becomes more important as fuels become more costly.

Engine efficiency is primarily defined by the specific fuel consumption (s.f.c.) of the engine at a given set of conditions. Many factors affect both the efficiency and the performance of the engine. Honeywell International Inc. in Morris Township, NJ won a U.S. Army contract to change the way it supports its AGT turbine engine, used on the M1 Abrams tank and related platforms.

Honeywell had forecast that the overall contract under the US Army’s Total InteGrated Engine Revitalization (TIGER) program could amount to $ billion by the end of. Gas Turbine Engines B, Published ASME PTC 36 Measurement of Industrial Sound (ASME B), Published Mechanical Parameters ASME B Basic Gas Turbines, Published (Reaffirmed: ) ASME B Procurement Standard for Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment, Published (Reaffirmed ) A Bibliography of aircraft gas turbine engine sources has been assembled for use in research of the book History of the Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine in the United States.

The bibliography consists of sources found In research conducted at Air Force, Navy, Army, NASA, Industry, museum, and technical society facilities. The sources identified. turbines in use today. Marine Gas Turbine Engine Using a GTE to propel a ship goes back to when a Pescara free piston gas engine was used experimentally with a GTE.

The free piston engine, or gasifier (fig. ), is a form of diesel engine. It uses air cushions instead of a crankshaft to return the pistons. It was an effective producer.

The goal of tank engine development has always been "more power". The M1A1 Abrams tank with its revolutionary gas turbine engine was designed to fight massed Soviet armor in a rapid, bloody confrontation.

Fuel economy was not important since tanks were based less than miles from the enemy. Turbine engine fuel for aviation uses is a petroleum based fuel similar in properties to kerosene, although newer biofuels and synthetic fuels are under development.

Liquid hydrocarbon based fuels are considered ideal for transportation use because they are more easily handled than solids and have a higher energy density than gasses. Jet engines use gas turbine technology. This application of gas turbines was developed first by Sir Frank Whittle, Hans von Ohian, Dr.

Franz Anslem, and more from the period. Jet engine development is another topic best discussed in a separate page. The first modern Gas Turbine.

Turbines have been one of the more popular automotive pipe dreams (though there have been successful applications of turbines in large trucks and most famously the M1A1 Abrams tank).

Apparently starting in the late s with a Boeing aircraft turbine shoehorned into a two-seat T’bird, Ford had its own gas-turbine program under manager Connie.

SCUBA tank would be such an engine if it fell and the valve was knocked off the top. The practical problem with such an engine is that, as the air escapes out the open end, the pressure inside the container would rapidly drop.

This engine would deliver propulsion for only a limited time. The turbine engine A turbine engine is a container with a. development of small turbine engines, and by visiting all U.S. industries active in small turbine engine development and production. Discussion with these engine groups brought out their views of where the needs and opportunities in future small engines lie and what they saw as appropriate R&D programs.

This is the fourth edition of Bill Gunston's definitive book on jet and turbine aero engines – the power behind a broad spectrum of aircraft, from the largest, heaviest transport aircraft to the highest-flying reconnaissance aeroplanes and the fastest, most agile fighters.4/5(2).

This self-study course is designed to be taken at your convenience, and on your own schedule. You have 90 days to finish the course from the time of purchase.

This course offers a non-mathematical approach to understanding the fundamental nature of gas turbine engines and the processes that affect their performance. Jaguar claims zero emissions on electric drive and 28g/km of CO2 with turbines running. and whereas 60 years ago a 90hp (kW) turbine engine weighed 62kg.

that is the amazing part about a gas turbine engine -- there is enough energy in the hot gases blowing through the blades of that final output turbine to generate 1, horsepower and drive a ton M-1 Tank!

A gas turbine engine really is that simple. In the case of the turbine used in a tank or a power plant, there really is nothing to do with. Yet, the original development of this technology only rates a small sub-section in the chapter on Pratt&Whitney's work.

In general, the unevenness of the detail detracts from this book. But overall, there is a very high level of well-researched information.

For anyone interested in Jet Engines this book is a 'must read'.Reviews: 4.