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Standard engine test of Almen "barrel" type engine (power plant section report)


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dc.creatorUnited States. Army. Air Service. Engineering Division.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-01T19:58:34Z
dc.date.available2018-08-01T19:58:34Z
dc.date.created1921-04-30en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11200/49204
dc.descriptionThe purpose of conducting a standard engine test on the Almen "barrel" type engine was primarily to study the characteristics of the "wabbler" type of crank motion. This type of engine lends itself readily to a cannon installation firing through the propeller, and because of its low head resistance in proportion to displacement, compactness, ease of armoring, etc., is unusually well adapted for airplane use.en_US
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dc.publisherWashington, D.C. : Chief of Air Serviceen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAir Service information circular (Aviation) ; v. 3, no. 205en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMcCook Field report ; Serial no. 1464en_US
dc.subjectAirplanes--Design and constructionen_US
dc.subjectAirplanes--Motors--Testingen_US
dc.subjectAeronautics--Systems engineeringen_US
dc.subjectAirplanes--Parts--Testingen_US
dc.titleStandard engine test of Almen "barrel" type engine (power plant section report)en_US
dc.typeTexten_US

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