Designing and Building a Miniature Aero-Engine (Crowood Metalworking Guides) (Hardcover)

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Aimed at home metalworkers, engineers, hobbyists aero-engine builders, and airplane enthusiasts, this guide offers instructions on how to build a miniature aero-engine

Designing and building a miniature aero-engine is an exciting and rewarding task. Whether a professional engineer or an amateur looking to build an engine to fly your model airplane, this book will safely guide you through all the stages of designing and constructing an aero-engine at home. With practical advice and detailed diagrams throughout, the book includes information on the machine tools, materials, and accessories required, and details on designing the engine, including a focus on proportion, valve timing, and engine balancing. There is also information on the manufacture of carburetors, assembly, and setting up, as well as how to choose an aircraft for a home-designed miniature engine.

About the Author

Chris Turner has worked as a draughtsman in private industry, a chief engineer for the design and development of special purpose machinery, and has taught technical studies and art.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781847977762
ISBN-10: 1847977766
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2015
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Crowood Metalworking Guides