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Pbs Adv Aircraft Systems : Practical Flying Series - David Lombardo

Pbs Adv Aircraft Systems

Practical Flying Series

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Published: 22nd July 1993
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This book explains the theory, components, and practical applications of systems in turboprop, turojet, and turbofan aircraft. The author clearly examines electrical, turbine engine, lubrication and coooling , and other systems.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Principles of electricityp. 1
Matterp. 2
Static electricityp. 4
Electromotive forcep. 6
Current flowp. 7
Resistancep. 8
Powerp. 10
Basic electrical system (dc)p. 10
Principles of magnetismp. 14
Electromagnetismp. 17
Storage batteriesp. 19
Circuit protectionp. 24
Primary causes of electrical circuit failurep. 25
Alternating currentp. 27
Generating direct currentp. 27
Generating alternating currentp. 29
Miscellaneous electrical componentsp. 32
Electrical systemsp. 35
Generators (dc)p. 35
Alternatorsp. 44
Combined ac/dc electrical systemsp. 46
Alternator maintenancep. 47
Motors (dc)p. 47
Motors (ac)p. 58
Manufacturer documentationp. 58
Turbine enginesp. 65
Turbine engine historyp. 66
Physics reviewp. 67
Newton's laws of motionp. 74
Factors affecting thrustp. 76
Aircraft jet enginesp. 78
Turbine engine componentsp. 81
Turbine engine ignition systemsp. 94
Turbinesp. 98
Main bearingsp. 102
Exhaust sectionp. 102
Thrust reversersp. 104
Engine noisep. 105
Accessory sectionp. 106
Engine starting systemsp. 106
Water injectionp. 108
Required maintenancep. 108
Manufacturer documentationp. 109
Lubrication and cooling systemsp. 115
Wet-sump systemp. 116
Dry-sump systemp. 117
Typical dry-sump systemp. 124
Cooling systemsp. 126
Manufacturer documentationp. 127
Aircraft propellersp. 131
Propeller theoryp. 132
Constant-speed propellerp. 137
Propeller system operationp. 142
Synchrophasersp. 146
Preflight and maintenancep. 147
Manufacturer documentationp. 149
Hydraulic and pneumatic systemsp. 153
System theoryp. 154
Hydraulic fluidp. 160
Hydraulic system componentsp. 163
Hydraulic pumpsp. 165
Accumulatorsp. 168
Fluid lines and fittingsp. 172
Filtersp. 172
Actuating cylindersp. 173
Pneumatic systemsp. 176
Maintenancep. 181
Manufacturer documentationp. 183
Fuel systemsp. 187
Turbine engine fuelsp. 188
Fuel system contaminationp. 189
Minimizing contaminationp. 194
Fuel handling safetyp. 195
Fuel system theoryp. 197
Jet fuel controlsp. 198
Fuel system componentsp. 204
Fuel system maintenancep. 211
Manufacturer documentationp. 211
Environmental systemsp. 219
Need for oxygenp. 219
Atmosphere's compositionp. 220
Atmosphere's pressurep. 222
Temperature and altitudep. 223
Pressurizationp. 223
Air-conditioning and pressurization systemsp. 225
Air distributionp. 239
Air-conditioning systemsp. 240
Heating systemsp. 247
Supplemental oxygen systemsp. 247
Manufacturer documentationp. 253
Landing gear systemsp. 263
Shock strutsp. 264
Main landing gearp. 266
Emergency extension and safety systemsp. 271
Nosewheelsp. 275
Brake systemsp. 281
Wheels and tiresp. 289
Manufacturer documentationp. 295
Fire protection systemsp. 301
Firesp. 301
Portable extinguishersp. 302
Zone classificationsp. 302
Detection systemsp. 303
Detectorsp. 304
Overheat warningsp. 309
Extinguisher systemsp. 309
Manufacturer documentationp. 310
Aerodynamic control and protection systemsp. 315
Tabsp. 315
High-lift devicesp. 318
Boundary-layer control devicesp. 319
Vortex generatorsp. 321
Flight control systemsp. 323
Precip protectionp. 324
Manufacturer documentationp. 339
Indexp. 349
About the Authorp. 360
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ISBN: 9780070386037
ISBN-10: 007038603X
Series: Practical Flying Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 22nd July 1993
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 18.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised