Theoretical turbojet thrust augmentation by evaporation of water during compression as determined by use of a Mollier diagram

Arthur M. Trout
naca-tn-2104
Jun 1950


A Mollier diagram for air saturated with water vapor and charts showing thermodynamic properties of various air - water vapor and exhaust gas - water vapor mixtures are presented as aids in calculating the thrust augmentation theoretically possible by the evaporation of water during compression.

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