By Leaps and Bounds: The Realization of Jet Propulsion through Innovative Materials and Design


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Innovations in gas turbine engine design and materials are tracked from the earliest days of functional engines to the present. Materials and design are shown to be mutually interdependent, driving engine capability to unprecedented levels of performance with each succeeding product generation.



Edited by:

J. A. Sekhar and J. P. Dismukes




G. A. Danko, "By Leaps and Bounds: The Realization of Jet Propulsion through Innovative Materials and Design", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 380, pp. 135-146, 2008

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March 2008





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