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Author Connors, Jack (Engineer)

Title The engines of Pratt & Whitney : a technical history / Jack Connors ; Ned Allen, editor-in-chief.

Imprint Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Books 24x7 Engineering E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 527 pages) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Library of flight
Library of flight.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pre-flight briefing -- The early years -- The later piston engine years -- The piston engine experience -- Transition to gas turbines -- WWII ends and turbojet development begins -- Birth of the tow-spool turbojet -- Four more turbojets -- Transition to turbofans -- Higher and faster -- Going commercial -- Challenges and new turbofans -- High-bypass fans -- The modern era -- Looking back 80 years -- Appendix : Pratt & Whitney medallion.
Note Print version record.
Subject Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Group -- History.
Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Group. (OCoLC)fst00538255
Airplanes -- Motors -- History.
Aircraft gas-turbines -- History.
Jet engines -- History.
Aircraft gas-turbines. (OCoLC)fst00802823
Airplanes -- Motors. (OCoLC)fst00803320
Jet engines. (OCoLC)fst00982398
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Allen, Ned.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Other Form: Print version: Connors, Jack. Engines of Pratt & Whitney. Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2010 9781600867118 (DLC) 2009036431 (OCoLC)435918238
ISBN 9781613440445 (electronic bk.)
1613440448 (electronic bk.)
9781600867286 (e-book)
1600867286 (e-book)
Standard No. AU@ 000047731417
DEBSZ 350315787
HEBIS 299834689
NZ1 15565917

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