TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Aircraft

Pioneering Turbojet Developments of Dr. Hans Von Ohain—From the HeS 1 to the HeS 011

[+] Author and Article Information
Cyrus B. Meher-Homji

Bechtel Corporation, Houston, TX 77252

Erik Prisell

Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), Stockholm, Sweden

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 122(2), 191-201 (Jan 03, 2000) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483194 History: Received March 09, 1999; Revised January 03, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.



Grahic Jump Location
Patent drawing of Hahn showing combustor located in front of centrifugal compressor
Grahic Jump Location
Layout of the HeS 3B flight engine 10
Grahic Jump Location
Inlet section of the HeS 3B showing inducer and centrifugal compressor
Grahic Jump Location
Combustor section of the HeS 3B
Grahic Jump Location
Radial inflow turbine of the HeS 3B
Grahic Jump Location
Performance characteristics of the He S3B
Grahic Jump Location
The He 178—world’s first jet powered aircraft
Grahic Jump Location
The graceful twin engined He 280 jet fighter powered by von Ohain’s HeS 8 engines
Grahic Jump Location
The Heinkel Hirth HeS 011 engine
Grahic Jump Location
Layout of the advanced HeS 011 engine 15
Grahic Jump Location
Compressor section of the HeS 011 14
Grahic Jump Location
Details of the HeS 011 2 stage air cooled turbine section 14
Grahic Jump Location
Some rear bearing support strut arrangements evaluated in resolving blade vibration problem
Grahic Jump Location
Bentele diagram showing excitation and natural frequencies 16
Grahic Jump Location
Ingenious method of developing air cooled turbine blade starting with a circular plate 25 mm diam
Grahic Jump Location
Photograph of three jet engine pioneers taken in 1978. Left to right, Sir Frank Whittle, Dr. Hans von Ohain, and Dr. Max Bentele 14.
Grahic Jump Location
Timeline showing German jet engine development program and operational and planned turbojet aircraft
Grahic Jump Location
Prototype model (1934) which did not self sustain
Grahic Jump Location
HeS 1 Demonstrator run on hydrogen fuel




Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In