Home     Contact     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS     Terms of services     Privacy policy  
   
 Home      Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science   


<< Back to INDEX

How the Jet Engine works [Animation - Video]
posted January 23 2013 13:12.11 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here are 2 videos explaining how the Jet Engine works. In short, air is compressed by an air compressor into the ignition chamber where it is mixed with the fuel. The air-fuel mixture is then ignited causing it to heat and expand rapidly. The expanded and overheated gas is then driven through a narrow output which increases its velocity and this is what causes the thrust. The key of the operation is that the input and the output have each a wind turbine. Both turbines are connected mechanically with a shaft. The turbine at the output is moved by the expanded gas mixture providing mechanical power to the turbine at the front which is actually the intake air compressor. This is what makes the Jet Engine work as a self-sustain engine when the combustion begins.





 
Share



You might also like...


There are about 120 corpses on mount Everest - [Random Knowledge #46]

How microwave ovens work [Video]

Geckos and cockroaches can do amazing tricks thanks to their unshaven legs [Science]

Curie temperature experiment [Education]

Licking a wound is a natural instinct - [Random Knowledge #49]

The History of the LED [Education]

Ten parts of our body being obsolete by evolution [Biology]

How do we know that the universe is flat? [Space]


<< Back to INDEX



Comments

  Name

  Email (shall not be published)

  Website

Notify me of new posts via email


Write your comments below:
BEFORE you post a comment:You are welcome to comment for corrections and suggestions on this page. But if you have questions please use the forum instead to post it. Thank you.


      

No comment yet...

Be the first to comment on this page!












 Contact     Forum     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS   

Site design: Giorgos Lazaridis
© Copyright 2008
Please read the Terms of services and the Privacy policy