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THERMODYNAMICS IN JET PROPULSION

Figure 1: A turbo jet engine

Figure 2: Working cycle on p-v diagram

Figure 3 A turbo/ram jet engine

Figure 4: An airflow through divergent and convergent ducts and practical uses in a gas turbine engine

Figure 5: Pressure and velocity changes through an axial compressor.

Propulsive Efficiency

(Propulsive Efficiency)=

(Propulsive Efficiency)=

(Propulsive Efficiency)= (Propulsive Efficiency)=


Where,

Figure 6: Propulsive efficiencies and aircraft speed