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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Aircraft Piston Engines

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2221158 Z,ZK 4 3P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
Jindřich Kocáb
Tutor:
Jindřich Kocáb
Supervisor:
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Subject goal is to explain to students the basic principles of operation, design principles, testing and operation and maintenance of aircraft piston engines.

Requirements:

No requirements.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Piston powerplants principles, aircraft engines specifics

2.Thermodynamic cycles of petrol and diesel engines

3.Performance and characteristics of piston powerplants

4.Materials used for piston aircraft engines design

5.Powerplants design

6.Engines installations and equipment

7.Fuel systems of aircraft equipped with piston engines

8.Electrical systems of piston aircraft

9.Engine nacelles, engine cowlings of piston powered aircraft

10.Propellers for piston engines

11.Piston engines testing

12.Operation and maintenance of piston engines

13.Up to date piston engines, development, trends, new projects, technologies.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Literature and web Research ? diesel piston aircraft engines

2. Piston engine selection, engine replacement for twin engine

3.Engine characteristics, data definition and calculation for aircraft performance analysis

4. Propeller selection and definition for piston engine

5. Engine mount proposal

6. Piston engine Endurance test. Program proposal.

7. Altitude characteristics and cooling test. Flight test program proposal.

Study Objective:

Subject goal is to explain to students the basic principles of operation, design principles, testing and operation and maintenance of aircraft piston engines.

Study materials:

-Tony Bingelis ? Forewall Forward, Engine installation methods, EAA

-Key Reprints; Lycoming Flyer; 1996

-Federal Aviation Regulation Parts 23 , 33, 35. FAA 2017.

-EASA Certification Standards , Parts 23, 33, 35

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomKN:A-209
Kocáb J.
16:00–18:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA209 12122
roomKN:A-209
Kocáb J.
18:30–19:15
(parallel nr.1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA209 12122
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-08-23
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5247906.html