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      ATPL Gas Turbine Engines
    • This computer based training course in Gas Turbines teaches the subject of gas turbine engines up to, and beyond, the standard required by the JAA/EASA Air Transport Pilot’s Licence (ATPL) syllabus. Gas Turbines, together with its companion CD-ROM, Aircraft Piston Engines, covers the complete JAA/EASA ATPL Powerplant syllabus. The two CD-ROMs together contain over 500 ATPL-style questions and answers on the subject, Powerplant.

      This Gas Turbines course also covers all JAA/EASA objectives for the ATPL helicopter gas turbine syllabus, except for those pertaining specifically to helicopter engine intakes.

      Although this Gas Turbines course has been developed primarily for student professional pilots, it will also be valuable to student aircraft engineers and technicians as a comprehensive introduction to the subject of Gas Turbines. General Aviation pilots who wish to learn more about aircraft systems should also find much to interest them here.

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      Lessons: 35
      Questions: 231
      Duration: 356 min
      Size: 635 MB
    • Introduction
      Operating Principles and The Working Cycle
      Gas Laws and Duct Design
      Airflow Through the Engine and Propulsive Efficiency
      Air Intakes
      Intake Duct Design
      Centre Body Deffusers and Operational Considerations
      Operating Principles
      Surge and Stall
      Airflow Control
      Surge Envelope and Compressor Considerations
      Combustion Chambers
      Chamber Types
      The Combustion Process & Fuel Spray Nozzles
      Turbine Assembly
      Multi-spool Engines, Blade Design, Turbine Efficiency and Temperature Measurement
      Reverse Thrust
      Reverse Thrust
      Thrust Augmentation
      Bleed Air
      External Air
      Cooling & Sealing
      Engine Starting (Part 1) - System Types and Operation
      Engine Starting (Part 2) - Abnormal Operations
      Fuel and Engine Fuel Systems
      Engine Fuel Systems (Part 1) - System Components
      Engine Fuel Systems (Part 2) - System Types and Operation
      Functions, Components &Oil Properties
      Typical Systems
      Auxiliary Power Units
      Auxilliary Power Units
      Engine Instruments
      Introduction and Power Measurement
      Engine Speed
      Pressure and Vibration
      Fuel Quantity and Flow
      Electronic Instruments
      Display and Control Panels