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Life-cycle analysis of aircraft turbine engines

J. R. Nelson

Life-cycle analysis of aircraft turbine engines

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

  • Airplanes -- Turbine-propeller engines.,
  • Aircraft gas-turbines.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.R. Nelson.
    SeriesRand ; R-2103-AF
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16233075M

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Get this from a library. Life-cycle analysis of aircraft turbine engines: executive summary. [J R Nelson; Rand Corporation.; Project Air Force (U.S.); United States. Air Force.]. A methodology is described for life-cycle analysis of aircraft turbine engines from historical data.

The methodology enables the weapon-system planner to acquire early visibility of cost magnitudes, proportions, and trends associated with a new military engine's life cycle, and to identify "drivers" that increase cost and can lower capability.

Full text of "DTIC ADA Life-Cycle Analysis of Aircraft Turbine Engines" See other formats. The pr esent paper originates from a student’s thesis and discusses an approach for estimating the life cycle cost of aircraft engine m aintenance.

It provides resources on the primary fac tors. The concept of condition-based gas turbine-powered aircraft operation is realized all over the world, which implementation requires knowledge of the end-of-life information related to components of aircraft engines in service.

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The Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine and Its OperationManufacturer: United Aircraft Corporation. AIR provides guidelines in lieu of directives to achieve consistent Life Cycle Cost (LCC) analysis for military aircraft engines. AIR deals specifically with the direct Life Cycle Cost elements of Aerospace Propulsion Systems.

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Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) was performed to compare life cycle costs of a novel gas turbine engine to that of a conventional microturbine with identical power capacity.

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Aircraft Life Cycle Costing. Back in the s, then Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara instituted many reforms in the DoD for acquisitions of major weapons systems. Rather than awarding bids based on acquisition cost alone, he instituted analysis of the total costs of a system throughout its life span, i.e.

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In case of propeller engines and helicopter engines, in order to determine their low-cycle fa-tigue life, instead of such shortened tests based on analysis of missions, special-purpose tests with individual cycle durations of 15 minutes, according to the program presented in tab.

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Some in-service deterioration in any mechanical device, such as a military aero-engine, is inevitable. As a result of experiencing any deterioration, an aero-engine will seek a different steady operating point thereby resulting in a variation in the high-pressure spool speeds in order to provide the same thrust to keep aircraft’s performance by: 8.

In high bypass engines, the core engine primarily acts as a gas generator providing high energy gas flow to drive the fan turbine. The fan alone produces anywhere from 50% - 85% of the total engine thrust depending on the engine model.

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Bewley, A. "Cycle Analysis for Helicopter Gas Turbine Engines." Proceedings of the ASME International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and by: 1. Heavy-Duty Gas Turbine Operating and Maintenance Considerations repairs, and downtime. The primary factors that affect the maintenance planning process are shown in Figure 1.

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A fast and straightforward method is developed and used for the matching of fighter engine(s) to airframes during conceptual.Therefore, it is the main objective of this seminar to present a balanced coverage of both aircraft and ground-based gas turbine engines in which commonalities and differences are described and highlighted to guide current and future low-emission design strategies.