AA311.Lecture22 - AA 311 Lecture 22: Aircraft Propulsion...

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AA 311 Lecture 22: Aircraft Propulsion Dr. Laszlo Techy Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics University of Washington
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Pop-quiz 3 • State conditions on the pitching moment coefficient, C m , for static longitudinal stability. • Where is the aerodynamic center located with respect to the center of gravity on a longitudinally UNstable aircraft? • Why is the vertical stabilizer located on the rear of airplanes? • How does the CG location affect the longitudinal flight behavior, and, in particular, the trim flight configurations achievable by the elevator? • What is the static margin, Kn? 2
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Flight Propulsion Devices Common flight propulsion devices for aerospace vehicles: Reciprocating Engines (with propellers) Rocket Engines Air-Breathing Engines Common Propulsion Systems Gas Turbine Engines Turboprop Turbofan Turbojet Ramjet 3
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Reciprocating Engines • The air-cooled internal combustion engine (ICE) was the mainstay of aircraft propulsion for the first 50 years of powered flight. • ICE’s are still commonly used in airplanes
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