Jet and Rocket Engines

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Indiana U Audio-Visual Center
[motion picture] Traces the history of jet and rocket engines and diagrams the principles on which they operate.  Begins with Hero's model of a steam jet and continues by showing simplified uses of the principle in a rocket toy, a balloon, and a lawn sprinkler. Further diagrams the operation of the reaction engine in a ramjet pulsejet, and turbojet.  Shows a cutaway of a turbojet engine and explains its modifications with a ramjet afterburner or a turbo prop.  Points out that the difference between jet and rocket engines is that the rocket carries its own oxygen enabling it to fly outside the atmosphere.
IUL Moving Image Archive
IUL Moving Image Archive