Accession Number : AD0691591

Title :   ENGINES OF UNPRECEDENTED SPEEDS,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Gilzin,K. A.

Report Date : 29 JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 313

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)

Descriptors :   (*JET ENGINES, AIRCRAFT ENGINES), (*ROCKET ENGINES, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH), TURBOJET ENGINES, SPACECRAFT, SUPERSONIC FLIGHT, COMBUSTION, USSR

Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
      Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE