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Books for this module from Amazon US
Aviation Maintenance Technician Series: Powerplant by Dale Crane
Aircraft Gas Turbine Powerplants -- Charles E. Otis; Paperback
Aircraft Gas Turbine Powerplants Workbook -- Charles E. Otis
FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics: Powerplant Handbook
Aircraft Engines and Gas Turbines  de Jack L. Kerrebrock
Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion w 3.5" Disk McGraw-Hill Series in Mechanical Engineering)  von Jack D. Mattingly
Jet Engines: Fundamentals of Theory, Design and Operation by Klaus Hunecke
Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Technology by Irwin E. Treager
Jet Propulsion :(Cambridge Engine Technology)von Nicholas Cumpsty, N. A. Cumpsty
The Gas Turbine Handbook: Principles and Practices by Tony Giampaolo
Gas Turbine Theory by H.I.H. Saravanamuttoo
Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines of the World and Dictionary of the Gas Turbine by Charles E. Otis
Gas Turbine Engines for Pilots and Mechanics  by Birch (Jeppesen)
Aircraft Instruments and Integrated Systems by E H J Pallet
Aerodynamics, Engines and Systems for the Professional Pilot  David Robson

Books for this module from Amazon UK
Aviation Maintenance Technician Series: Powerplant by Dale Crane
FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics: Powerplant Handbook  CAA Recommended
A & P Technician Airframe Textbook  by Jeppesen   CAA Recommended
Aircraft Engines and Gas Turbines   Jack L. Kerrebrock
Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Technology by Treager
Aircraft Gas Turbine Powerplants -- Charles E. Otis; Paperback
Aircraft Gas Turbine Powerplants Workbook -- Charles E. Otis
Jet Engines: Fundamentals of Theory, Design and Operation by Klaus Hunecke
Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Technology by Irwin E. Treager
Jet Propulsion (Cambridge Engine Technology)von Nicholas Cumpsty, N. A. Cumpsty
Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion (McGraw-Hill Series in Mechanical Engineering)  von Jack D. Mattingly
Gas Turbine Theory by H.I.H. Saravanamuttoo
Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines of the World and Dictionary of the Gas Turbine
by Charles E. Otis
Aircraft Instruments and Integrated Systems by E H J Pallet
Aerodynamics, Engines and Systems for the Professional Pilot  David Robson

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MODULE 15 — GAS TURBINE ENGINE
Category A: 60 multi-choice and 0 essay questions. Time allowed 75 minutes.
Category B1: 92 multi-choice and 0 essay questions. Time allowed 115 minutes.

MODULE 15. GAS TURBINE ENGINE
LEVEL                   A B1
15.1 Fundamentals  1  2
Potential energy, kinetic energy, Newton’s laws of motion, Brayton cycle;
The relationship between force, work, power, energy, velocity, acceleration;
Constructional arrangement and operation of turbojet, turbofan, turboshaft, turboprop.

15.2 Engine Performance  —  2
Gross thrust, net thrust, choked nozzle thrust, thrust distribution, resultant thrust, thrust
horsepower, equivalent shaft horsepower, specific fuel consumption;
Engine efficiencies;
By-pass ratio and engine pressure ratio;
Pressure, temperature and velocity of the gas flow;
Engine ratings, static thrust, influence of speed, altitude and hot climate, flat rating, limitations.

15.3 Inlet 2  2
Compressor inlet ducts
Effects of various inlet configurations;
Ice protection.

15.4 Compressors  1  2
Axial and centrifugal types;
Constructional features and operating principles and applications;
Fan balancing;
Operation:
Causes and effects of compressor stall and surge;
Methods of air flow control: bleed valves, variable inlet guide vanes, variable stator vanes,
rotating stator blades;
Compressor ratio.

15.5 Combustion Section  1  2
Constructional features and principles of operation.

LEVEL                     A B1
15.6 Turbine Section  2  2
Operation and characteristics of different turbine blade types;
Blade to disk attachment;
Nozzle guide vanes;
Causes and effects of turbine blade stress and creep.

15.7 Exhaust 1  2
Constructional features and principles of operation;
Convergent, divergent and variable area nozzles;
Engine noise reduction;
Thrust reversers.

15.8 Bearings and Seals  —  2
Constructional features and principles of operation.

15.9 Lubricants and Fuels  1  2
Properties and specifications;
Fuel additives;
Safety precautions.

15.10 Lubrication Systems  1  2
System operation/lay-out and components.

15.11 Fuel Systems  1  2
Operation of engine control and fuel metering systems including electronic engine control (FADEC);
Systems lay-out and components.

15.12 Air Systems  1  2
Operation of engine air distribution and anti-ice control systems, including internal cooling, sealing and external air services.

15.13 Starting and Ignition Systems  1  2
Operation of engine start systems and components;
Ignition systems and components;
Maintenance safety requirements.

15.14 Engine Indication Systems  1  2
Exhaust Gas Temperature/Interstage Turbine Temperature;
Engine Thrust Indication: Engine Pressure Ratio, engine turbine discharge pressure or jet pipe
pressure systems;
Oil pressure and temperature;
Fuel pressure and flow;
Engine speed;
Vibration measurement and indication;
Torque;
Power

LEVEL                                             A B1
15.15 Power Augmentation Systems  —  1
Operation and applications;
Water injection, water methanol;
Afterburner systems.

15.16 Turbo-prop Engines  1  2
Gas coupled/free turbine and gear coupled turbines;
Reduction gears;
Integrated engine and propeller controls;
Overspeed safety devices.

15.17 Turbo-shaft Engines  1  2
Arrangements, drive systems, reduction gearing, couplings, control systems.

15.18 Auxiliary Power Units (APUs)  1  2
Purpose, operation, protective systems.

15.19 Powerplant Installation  1  2
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  1  2
Operation of detection and extinguishing systems.

15.21 Engine Monitoring and Ground Operation  1  3
Procedures for starting and ground run-up;
Interpretation of engine power output and parameters;

Trend (including oil analysis, vibration and boroscope) monitoring;
Inspection of engine and components to criteria, tolerances and data specified by engine
manufacturer;
Compressor washing/cleaning;
Foreign Object Damage.

15.22 Engine Storage and Preservation  —  2
Preservation and depreservation for the engine and accessories/systems