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HOW IT WORKS: Inside a jet engine via @PDandD

HOW IT WORKS: Inside a jet engine via @PDandD

The gas turbine engine is unarguably one of the most complicated pieces of high tech machinery in the world. However, like many other deeply complicated and technical topics, the basics of gas turbine engine operation can be grasped by most people with a modest technical background. I need to confess right up front that I am not a deep engine technologist, but I have had the extreme good fortune to work with a number of such technologists at Honeywell’s Engine facility in Phoenix, Arizona, and they have taught me more than I would have thought possible. It is due to their effort and patience that I am able to share the basics of how a gas turbine engine operates with you. What Happens at the Core: Suck, Squeeze, Bang & Blow In the simplest sense, a gas turbine engine compresses air in the Compressor (Suck and Squeeze), mixes that compressed air with fuel and ignites it in ...

Full article: http://www.pddnet.com/articles/2014/09/inside-gas-turbine...

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