INDEX

A

  • Acoustic absorption, treatment
  • Activation energy
  • Actuator disk theory. See also Propeller
  • Adiabatic, flow
  • Adiabatic wall temperature, definition
  • Aerodynamic forces
  • Aerothermodynamics
  • Afterburner, see Combustor
  • Air
    • dry
    • humidity
    • quality standards. See also Environmental Protection Agency
  • Airbreathing engines
  • Aircraft
    • flight envelope
    • noise. See also Noise
  • Airfoil
    • controlled diffusion
    • double circular arc
    • J-profile
    • multiple circular arc
    • parabolic arc
  • Area scheduling
  • Ariane-4 rocket
  • Arrhenius equation, rule
  • Aspect ratio (duct)
  • Atmosphere
    • aerodynamic drag, see Rockets
    • US standard-
  • Attitude control
  • AV-8B
  • Aviation fuels, see Fuels
  • Avogadro’s number

B

  • B1-B aircraft
  • Batteries
    • advanced
    • fuel cells
    • Li-ion
  • Bearing, radial, axial or thrust
  • Bellmouth, see Gas turbine engine performance testing
  • Bending stress
  • Bernoulli equation
  • Blade, see Compressor, turbine
  • Bladed-disk, Blisk
  • Bladed-ring, Bling
  • Blade loss sources
  • Blade setting angle, see Stagger angle
  • Bleed
  • Blockage. See also Inlets and nozzles
  • Blocker
  • Blowout
  • Boattail
  • Boiling point
  • Boltzmann factor
  • Boundary layer
    • displacement thickness
    • momentum deficit thickness
  • Brake-specific fuel consumption
  • Brayton cycle, see Cycle
  • Breguet range equation
  • Buckingham Π theorem
  • Buffet, definition
  • Burner. See also Combustor
  • Burning rate (solid propellant)
  • Buzz, instability cycle
  • Bypass ratio

C

  • Campbell diagram, see Compressor and turbine
  • Capture, area, streamtube
  • Carbon–carbon. See also Material
  • Carbon monoxide. See also Combustion ...

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