Turbine Engine

Some articles on turbine, turbine engine, turbine engines, engines, engine:

Timeline Of Jet Power - The Leadup (1791-1929)
... In it he describes a turbine ... Charles Algernon Parsons patents the steam turbine ... In the patent application he notes that the turbine could be driven "in reverse" to act as a compressor ...
Turbine Engine Failure
... A turbine engine failure occurs when a turbine engine in an aircraft unexpectedly stops producing thrust due to a malfunction other than fuel exhaustion ... Turbine engines in use on today’s turbine-powered aircraft are extremely reliable ... It is common for engines to operate for tens of thousands of hours without difficulty before being removed from service for a scheduled inspection ...
Gas Turbines in Surface Vehicles - Passenger Road Vehicles (cars, Bikes, and Buses) - Concept Cars
... The first serious investigation of using a gas turbine in cars was in 1946 when two engineers, Robert Kafka and Robert Engerstein of Carney Associates, a New ... Wilks from British car manufacturers Rover unveiled the first car powered with a gas turbine engine ... The two-seater JET1 had the engine positioned behind the seats, air intake grilles on either side of the car, and exhaust outlets on the top of the tail ...
T-80 - Development History
... The project to build the first Soviet turbine powered tank began in 1949 ... The tank was never built because available turbine engines were of very poor quality ... In 1955 two prototype 1,000 hp (746 kW) turbine engine were built at the same plant under the guidance of G ...
History Of The Internal Combustion Engine - Timeline of Development - 1910-1960
... to the Royal Air Force that there is no future for the turbine engine in aircraft ... there is little official interest in gas turbine engines anywhere, although this does not last long. 1921 Maxime Guillaume patents the axial-flow gas turbine engine ...

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