Engines 03

OPENING QUESTION:  Move around the room and identify the engines shown from #1 to #6. Please indicate the engine the preceded the one at that table and the one that followed.

LEARNING GOAL FOR TODAY: I will be able to identify 5 out of our 5 engine types during today's class.

WORDS O' THE DAY:

  • Thurst ("forward pushing force")
  • Air Friction ("resists forward motion")
  • Lift ("Lower pressure, upward pull")
  • Weight ("downward pull")
  • Propeller ("Pulls Air")
  • TurboProp
  • Jet Engine ("Pulls and Pushes Air")
  • Ram Jet Engine ("SLAMS Air")
  • ScramJet Engine

WORK O' THE DAY:

Eninge!

Biplane:

Biplane (notice the similarity to a car engine)

In fact, the engine that powered most WWI bi-planes was a little more than half the horsepower of my FRS.

Rolls Royce Merlin Engine was the engine used in the British "Spitfire" in WWII:

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TurboJet
Jet Engine

RAM JET

 

SCRAM JET

Now let's try something new.

Take a look at all those tiles I gave you. Your job is to sort them into SOME sort of order.

 

 

 

Did you notice that we have propeller (piston) and jet engines?

 

 

 

Can you identify the key parts here?