Preliminary calculation of cylinder dimensions for aircraft engines

Schwager, Otto
naca-tm-38
September 1921


It is extremely important in building aircraft engines to determine the requisite cylinder dimensions as accurately as possible, in order that the weight required for a given power shall not be excessive. This report presents a calculation method that depends on the air requirement of the fuel.

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