A Peep into a Jet Engine

Jacob O’Neal’s animations of the inner workings of a jet engine are a visual treat!

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Check O’Neal’s website for a hi-res animation.

Some of the jet engine components (especially those in the turbine immediately behind the combustor) are also an excellent example of extreme materials as they withstand extremely high temperatures for hours and hours!

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About Abi

My name is T. A. Abinandanan, and I am a professor of Materials Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
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