Re: Good book on Jet Engines

From:         Paul Picton <>
Organization: Standard Aero Limited
Date:         14 Jul 96 22:43:23 
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Al Secen wrote:
> Can anyone recommend a good instructional book (not too detailed)
> that covers the various types of jet engines?  Something that
> discusses axial flow, bypass, ramjet, et al.?

I would strongly recommend Rolls Royce's book, The Jet Engine.  The book
is full of color pictures and clear descriptions.  A sample can be seen
at the Rolls Royce Allison Engine site,
Paul Picton, P. Eng.
Repair Engineer, PT6 Turboprop Engine Line
Standard Aero Limited
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