TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Aircraft Engine

A Computer Code for Gas Turbine Engine Weight and Disk Life Estimation

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Michael T. Tong

NASA Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Mail Stop 60-7, Cleveland, OH 44135-3191

Ian Halliwell

Modern Technologies Corporation, Cleveland, OH

Louis J. Ghosn

Ohio Aerospace Institute, Brook Park, OH

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 126(2), 265-270 (Jun 07, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1691980 History: Received December 01, 2001; Revised March 01, 2002; Online June 07, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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