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Jet propulsion : a simple guide to the aerodynamics and thermodynamic design and performance of jet engines

Author:
Cumpsty, N. A  Search this
Heyes, Andrew (Andrew L.) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2015016584  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
2015
Topic:
Airplanes--Turbojet engines  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Call number:
TL709.3.T83 C85 2015 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1144400

Apollo Milton Olin (A. M. O.) Smith Papers

Creator:
Smith, Apollo Milton Olin (A. M. O.), 1911-1997  Search this
Names:
Smith, Apollo Milton Olin (A. M. O.), 1911-1997  Search this
Extent:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Drawings
Photographs
Publications
Date:
1935-1981
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the significant writings of Smith, including writings relating to his contributions to boundary layer theory. The collection also includes Smith's notebooks and related photographs of his post-World War II on-site appraisal of Nazi aeronautical developments.
Biographical / Historical:
Apollo Milton Olin Smith (1911-1997), an aircraft designer and engineer known as 'AMO' for most of his life, was born in Columbia, Missouri. He began constructing gliders in high school and earned Masters Degrees in both Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering from Caltech in 1938. After graduation, he began work for Douglas Aircraft, where he was to be employed until his retirement in 1975. His work for Douglas included wind tunnel testing of the A-20 bomber, performance analysis of the DC-5 and aerodynamic design of the A-26 light bomber. During a leave of absence from Douglas, he served as first chief engineer of the Aerojet Co. Smith's work in aerodynamics led to his participation in an important post-World War II mission to Germany, which revealed that country's developments in swept-wing design. AMO Smith's subsequent research would make him a leader in aerodynamics, especially regarding his contributions to boundary layer theory. He was the recipient of many honors and awards during his lifetime and was responsible for advances in research involving the use of rocket motors to assist takeoff (JATO) and the design of the D-558 Phase 1 airplane and the F4D Skyray.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Elisazbeth Krost Smith, Gift, 2000, 2000-0014, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aerodynamics  Search this
Airplanes -- Wings, Swept-back  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Airplanes -- Assisted take-off  Search this
Boundary layer  Search this
Airplanes -- Motors  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes -- Germany  Search this
Douglas F4D (F-6) Skyray Family  Search this
Douglas D-558 Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Drawings
Photographs
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0014
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0014

Paul H. Wilkinson Papers

Topic:
Aircraft Engines of the World (Monograph -- series)
Creator:
Wilkinson, Paul Howard, 1895-1975  Search this
Names:
Wilkinson, Paul Howard, 1895-1975  Search this
Extent:
42.51 Cubic feet ((39 records center boxes) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Publications
Financial records
Pamphlets
Manuscripts
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
1944-1984
Scope and Contents:
Wilkinson's papers consist of files of information gathered on various engines for preparation of his books, business and personal correspondence, photographs of engines, records of litigation against 'Jane's All the World's Aircraft', manuscripts of various 'Aircraft Engines of the World' volumes, pamphlets, financial records, address card files of various military operations, industries, schools and libraries, and bookstores, and books (including 'Aircraft Engines' and 'Jane's').
Biographical / Historical:
Paul H. Wilkinson, (1895-1975), aviation writer and publisher, is perhaps best known as the writer and publisher of 'Aircraft Engines of the World'. This series served as a standard reference tool to specifications for aircraft engines produced throughout the world beginning in 1941. The 34th edition was in preparation at the time of Wilkinson's death. He also published three other books pertaining to diesel aviation engines prior to beginning this series, as well as numerous articles for aeronautical publications.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Eleanor Dies Wilkinson Estate, Gift, 1985, XXXX-0051, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes -- Motors  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Publications
Financial records
Pamphlets
Manuscripts
Photographs
Correspondence
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0051
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0051

Gas turbines and jet propulsion. Rev. and enl. by F.C. Sheffield

Author:
Smith, George Geoffrey 1885-1951  Search this
Physical description:
412 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1955
[1955]
Topic:
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Jet propulsion  Search this
Call number:
TL709 .S648 1955
TL709.S648 1955
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_59518

Thomas Taylor Neill Collection

Creator:
Neill, Thomas Taylor, 1903-1988  Search this
Names:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics  Search this
United States. National Bureau of Standards. Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory  Search this
Neill, Thomas Taylor, 1903-1988  Search this
Extent:
17.25 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (15 records center boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Financial records
Photographs
Drawings
Logs (records)
Manuscripts
Publications
Reports
Date:
1926-1972
bulk 1938-1943
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains the research material that Neill used in compiling his book. The material consists of correspondence and reports dealing with inspection, specifications, and performance tests of automobile and aircraft engines and fuels from 1926 to 1944. There are also reports, articles, and log books of specific engine types, both aeronautical and automotive, collected from all over the world, as well as a rough manuscript copy of Neill's book.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Taylor Neill (1903-1988) was an aeropropulsion engineer and author. Following the completion of his degrees at Catholic University of America (BS.ME 1925) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS 1926) he went to work in the Aircraft Engine Research lab at the United States National Bureau of Standard (engineer 1926-39). He served as an ignition engineer for the Army Air Corps in Dayton, OH (1939-42). He then spent nearly twenty years in research for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (Assistant to the Director of Research 1942-58) and its successor the National Aeronautics and Administration (NASA; Chief of Research Administration Division, Office of Advanced Research Programs 1958-61; Chief of Research and Technical Reports, Office of Advance Research and Technology, 1961-70). Following his retirement from NASA, Neill worked as a consultant to the National Air and Space Museum (1971- ) where he began compiling a book on aviation engines in the inter-war period.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Thomas Neill, transfer, unknown, XXXX-0181, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautical engineers  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aircraft engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Rocket engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Motors  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Financial records
Photographs
Drawings
Logs (records)
Manuscripts
Publications
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0181
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0181

Robert B. Meyer Jr. Papers

Creator:
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Names:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics  Search this
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Extent:
22.45 Cubic Feet ((19 records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Publications
Date:
1898-1980
bulk 1963-1980
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Meyer's research files. The material contains research files, manuscripts, and photo layouts for several of his books, as well as correspondence and photographs related his work as curator. The material covers all aspects of aero engines, including assembly, operation, and restoration.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert B. Meyer, Jr. (1921-1995) was the first Curator of Propulsion in the Aeronautics Department of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Smithsonian Institution (1959-1980). A native of Locust Valley, New York, Meyer was a Yale University graduate and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After the war he worked as an insurance broker before joining the museum in 1959. He authored a number of books on the development of aircraft engines. Following his retirement, Meyer remained active in NASM's docent program.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Robert B. Meyer, Jr., gift, 1984, XXXX-0184, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes -- Rocket engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Motors  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0184
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0184

Helmut von Zborowski Photo Album

Creator:
von Zborowski, Helmut Philip  Search this
Names:
Bayerische Motoren Werke  Search this
Bureau Technique Zborowski  Search this
Societe d'Etudes de la Propulsion par Reaction (SEPR)  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((1 flatbox))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Photographs
Albums
Date:
1939-1960
Scope and Contents:
This album 10 x 7 inches and contains 88 original photographs, taken from 1939 to 1960, of many of Zborowski's rocket, jet and coleopter projects, as well as 6 printed drawings.
Biographical / Historical:
Helmut Philip von Zborowski was a significant figure in early rocket and jet engine development. A contemporary of Werner von Braun, Zborowski worked on rocket and jet development for BMW during World War II, afterwards going to France and serving as a research engineer for the Société d'Etudes de la Propulsion par Réaction (SEPR). Zborowski later founded his own company, Bureau Technique Zborowski.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Stefan and Sylvia Eihhorn, Purchase, 2001, 2001-0060, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Coanda effect  Search this
Vertically rising aircraft  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Research  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes -- Rocket engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Photographs
Albums
Identifier:
NASM.2001.0060
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2001-0060

Hans von Ohain Collection

Creator:
von Ohain, Hans  Search this
Names:
Aerospace Research Laboratories (U.S.)  Search this
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
von Ohain, Hans  Search this
Extent:
20.03 Cubic Feet ((17 records center boxes) (1 flatbox) (3 tubes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Photographs
Drawings
Publications
Awards
Brochures
Clippings
Date:
[ca. 1930s-1980s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection documents Hans von Ohain's professional career in propulsion. While there is documentation on both his work in Germany and the United States, the majority of the collection covers his career in the latter -- especially his positions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The following types of material are included: magazine articles written by, or about, von Ohain; engine manufacturing brochures; awards and recommendations for von Ohain; books; drawings of the He S 3B turbojet engine; photographs; flow charts; correspondence; and historical papers.
Biographical / Historical:
Hans von Ohain is the developer of the first turbojet engine used in flight and is a renowned expert in the field of propulsion and energy conversion. Von Ohain received a doctorate in Physics and Allied Mechanics in 1935 at the University of Goetingen, Germany, and was employed by Ernst Heinkel during the 1930s. In 1939 the first turbojet flight took place with the flight of the Heinkel He 178, which had the He S 3B engine. Two years later, von Ohain developed the He S 8A, which was the first jet fighter aircraft. In 1947 von Ohain came to the United States and became a research scientist at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. In 1963 he became chief scientist of the Aerospace Research Laboratory and in 1975, chief scientist of the Aero Propulsion Laboratory. After retiring in 1979, von Ohain served as Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Dayton and as a consultant to both government and industry. Von Ohain has published more than 30 technical papers and has registered 19 United States patents.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Hans von Ohain, Gift, 1995, 1995-0059, NASM
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Research  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Jet propulsion  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Heinkel He S3B Turbojet (engine)  Search this
Heinkel He 178  Search this
Heinkel He S8 (109-011) Turbojet (engine)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Drawings
Publications
Awards
Brochures
Clippings
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0059
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0059

Reaktivnye dvigateli / I.E. Virozub, A.S. Eremenko

Title:
Реактивные двигатели / И.Е. Вирозуб, А.С. Еременко
Author:
Virozub, I. E.  Search this
Eremenko, A. S.  Search this
Publisher:
Akademiia nauk Ukraïnsʹkoï RSR  Search this
Physical description:
80 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1963
Topic:
Jet engines  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Space vehicles--Propulsion systems  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1084970

The power for flight : NASA's contributions to aircraft propulsion / Jeremy R. Kinney

Author:
Kinney, Jeremy R.  Search this
Subject:
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration Research History  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 302 pages : illustrations (mostly color); 30 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
Topic:
Airplanes--Jet propulsion--Research--History  Search this
Airplanes--Motors--Research--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089050

Gas turbines and jet propulsion for aircraft : thermal jet propulsion systems with rotary, reciprocating or combined units, a survey of steam and gas turbines driving airsrews / G. Geoffrey Smith

Author:
Smith, G. Geoffrey (George Geoffrey) 1885-  Search this
Physical description:
56 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1942
1942?
Topic:
Airplanes--Motors  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Gas-turbines  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_702940

Ken-3, A-26, gasu tābin : waga kuni kōkū no kiseki

Title:
研三・A-26・ガスタービン : わが国航空の軌跡
Ken-san, A-26, gasu tābin
Waga kuni kōkū no kiseki
わが国航空の軌跡
Ken-3, A-26, gas turbine
Author:
Nihon Kōkū Gakujutsushi Henshū Iinkai  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 277 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Aeronautics--Research--History  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Aircraft gas-turbines  Search this
Call number:
TL527.J3 K46 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780379

Optimizing jet transport efficiency : performance, operations, and economics / Carlos E. Padilla ; illustrations by Russell Curtis

Author:
Padilla, Carlos E  Search this
Physical description:
x, 205 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Airplanes--Performance  Search this
Jet engines  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_603175

Scramjet propulsion / edited by E.T. Curran, S.N.B. Murthy

Author:
Curran, E. T  Search this
Murthy, S. N. B  Search this
Physical description:
xxvii, 1293, [13] p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Airplanes--Scramjet engines  Search this
Jet propulsion  Search this
Call number:
TL709.3.S37 S37 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_631691

Developments in high-speed-vehicle propulsion systems / edited by S.N.B. Murthy, E.T. Curran

Title:
High-speed-vehicle propulsion systems
Author:
Murthy, S. N. B  Search this
Curran, E. T  Search this
Physical description:
699 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Hypersonic planes--Motors  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Airplanes--Ramjet engines  Search this
Airplanes--Turbojet engines  Search this
Aerodynamics, Hypersonic  Search this
Call number:
TL571.5 .D48 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_502889

Genesis of the jet : Frank Whittle and the invention of the jet engine / John Golley in association with Frank Whittle ; technical editor, Bill Gunston

Author:
Golley, John  Search this
Whittle, Frank Sir 1907-  Search this
Gunston, Bill  Search this
Subject:
Whittle, Frank Sir 1907-  Search this
Physical description:
272 p., [28] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Airplanes--Jet propulsion--History  Search this
Call number:
TL709 G65 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_519521

From jets to tanks : my contribution to the turbine age / Anselm Franz

Author:
Franz, Anselm  Search this
Subject:
Franz, Anselm  Search this
Physical description:
79 p. : ill., port. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1982
1986
[1982?]
Topic:
Gas-turbines--History  Search this
Aircraft gas-turbines--History  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion--History  Search this
Call number:
TL709 .F73 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_519545

Jet propulsion : a simple guide to the aerodynamic and thermodynamic design and performance of jet engines / Nicholas Cumpsty

Author:
Cumpsty, N. A  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 279 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
Topic:
Airplanes--Turbojet engines  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_533988

Jet engines : fundamentals of theory, design, and operation / Klaus Huenecke

Author:
Hünecke, Klaus  Search this
Physical description:
241 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
Topic:
Jet engines (Aeronautics)  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_534281

Elements of aerospace propulsion / Daniel H. Daley

Title:
Propulsion
Author:
Daley, Daniel H  Search this
United States Air Force Academy Department of Aeronautics  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
Topic:
Jet propulsion  Search this
Airplanes--Jet propulsion  Search this
Space vehicles--Propulsion systems  Search this
Call number:
TL709 .D35 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_538534

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