Aircraft Engine History

Discussion in 'Engines' started by twoeagles, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. twoeagles

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    I'm a new and very raw member here, so forgive me if I am giving you old info. One source of amazing information on aircraft engines is the Aircraft Engine Historical Society AEHS Home which I joined a year ago and have been blown away by the exceptionally high quality of the website and the journal, Torque Meter. It's non-profit, and if you love engines, it is worth a little bit of time.

    Now for a question - I am still having trouble visualizing the motion and relationship between sleeve and piston in sleeve valve engines. I have read many good explanations, but I still can't get my head wrapped around it. Are there any on line simulations of the motion? Maybe I need to find a run-out Centaurus and just take it apart!!!
     
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    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    Thats a great website.

    I never knew it existed, so thanks!
     
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    Very cool site!!!!
     
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    Very cool site. Never seen this one before either

    Micdrow :lol:
     
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    Bristol Hercules sleeve valve radial animation - YouTube - Truveo Video Search

    :thumbright:
     
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    That very interesting.Thanks
     
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