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EASA Part 66 compliant Module 15 on Gas Turbine Engine Maintenance for Part 66 B1.1 and B1.3 airplane and helicopter certification.

Table of Contents

15.1 Fundamentals
  • potential energy, kinetic energy, Newton's law of motion, brayton cycle; force, work, power, energy, velocity, acceleration; constructional arrangement and operation of turbojet, turbofan, turboshaft, and turboprop
15.2 Engine Performance
  • gross, net, choked nozzle, resultant, horsepower thrust; engine efficiencies; bypass and pressure ratio; pressure, temperature, and velocity of gas flow; engine ratings, static thrust, influence of speed, altitude and climate.
15.3 Inlets
  • compressor inlet ducts; inlet configurations; ice protection
15.4 Compressors
  • axial and centrifugal types; operating principles; fan balancing; stall and surge; compressor ratio; air flow control including bleed valves, guide vanes, stator vanes, and rotating stator vanes.
15.5 Combustion Section
  • features and principles of operation.
15.6 Turbine Section
  • operation and characteristics of turbine blade types; blade to disk attachment; nozzle guide vanes; blade stress and creep.
15.7 Exhaust
  • constructional features and operation; convergent and divergent nozzles; noise reduction; thrust reversers.
15.8 Bearings and Seals
  • constructional features and operations
15.9 Lubricants and Fuels
  • properties and specifications; additives; safety precautions.
15.10 Lubrication Systems
  • operation, layout, and components.
15.11 Fuel Systems
  • engine control and fuel metering including electronic engine control (FADEC)
15.12 Air Systems
  • engine air distribution; anti-ice control systems; internal cooling; sealing and external air services.
15.13 Starting and Ignition Systems
  • start systems and components; ignition systems and components; maintenance requirements.
15.14 Engine Indication Systems
  • exhaust gas and interstage temperature; thrust indication, pressure ratio, turbine discharge pressure.
15.15 Power Augmentation
  • operation and applications; water injection and methanol; afterburner systems.
15.16 Turboprop Engines
  • gas coupled, free turbine, and gear coupled turbines; reduction gears; integrated engine/propeller controls; overspeed safety devices.
15.11 Fuel Systems
  • engine control and fuel metering including electronic engine control (FADEC)
15.17 Turbo-shaft Engines
  • arrangements, drive systems, reduction gearig, couplings, control systems.
15.18 Auxiliary Power Units (APUs)
  • purpose, operation, and protective systems.
15.19 Powerplant Installation
  • configuration of firewalls, cowlings, acoustic panels, engine mounts, anti-vibration mounts, hoses, pipes, feeders, connectors, wiring looms, control cables and rods, lifting points, and drains.
15.20 Fire Protection Systems
  • detectin and extinguishing systems.
15.21 Engine Monitoring and Ground Operations
  • starting and ground run-up; interpreting power output; trend monitoring; inspection to criteria, and tolerances; compressor washing; foreign object damage.
15.22 Storage and Preservation
  • preservation and depreservation for the engine and accessories.


  • Publisher: Aircraft Technical Book Co.
  • ISBN-13: 9781941144886
  • Copyright Date: 2019
  • Edition: 4th
  • Pages: 292
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 11.0" x 8.5"
  • Book Weight: 1.0lbs
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