Alan Arnold Griffith

Alan Arnold Griffith (13 June 1893 – 13 Oct 1963) was an English engineer, who, among many other contributions, is best known for his work on stress and fracture in metals that is now known as metal fatigue, as well as being one of the first to develop a strong theoretical basis for the jet engine.

Read more about Alan Arnold Griffith:  Early Work, Metal Fatigue, Turbine Engines

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Alan Arnold Griffith - Turbine Engines
... Whittle sent his paper to the Air Ministry in 1930, who passed it on to Griffith for comment ... Griffith went on to become the principal scientific officer in charge of the new Air Ministry Laboratory in South Kensington ... Joined by Hayne Constant, they started work on Griffith's original non-contraflow design, working with steam turbine manufacturer Metropolitan-Vickers (Metrovick) ...

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