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64.28 Turbine Engine Performance

64.28.2 Define the following terms and describe the relationship between them, and their application to engine operation—

(a) power

(b) thrust

(c) torque

(d) gross thrust

(e) net thrust

(f) thrust horsepower (THP)

(g) shaft horsepower (SHP) (h) equivalent shaft horsepower (ESHP)

(i) specific fuel consumption (SFC)

64.28.4 Describe the effect of the following factors on turbine engine performance—

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