Jet Engine Containment

From:         "P. Wezeman" <pwezeman@blue.weeg.uiowa.edu>
Organization: The University of Iowa
Date:         29 Jul 96 02:29:35 
Followups:    1 2 3 4
Next article
View raw article
  or MIME structure

   What degree of containment in the event of a burst fan, compressor or
turbine disk is supposed to be provided by a jet engine housing or nacelle?
I seem to recall reading that some engines used kevlar to help armor the
shroud. Is this a new requirement?

                   thank you in anticipation

                        Peter Wezeman