19 March 2001
OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 3.2:
Electronic classroom presentation with slides
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction the student
naval aviator will demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals
of power plants and associated accessory systems.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Describe purpose and types of inlet ducts.
State the operation and shape of subsonic and
supersonic inlet ducts.
State the function of a variable geometry inlet duct.
turbine engines, including their advantages and
Describe the function of the burner section.
Describe the three types of combustion chambers used
State the function of the turbine section.
State the effects of thermal stress on turbine
Describe fir tree and creep.
Explain how heat and potential energy are converted
State the function of the exhaust section.
Describe subsonic and supersonic exhaust nozzles.
State the function of the afterburner.