Jet and rocket engines

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Date
1961
Summary
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.
Publisher
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genre
Educational
Subjects
Jet propulsion; Rocket engines
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:11:22); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 30000136705757; Other: GR00427876; MDPI Barcode: 40000003380807

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