Aircraft Fuel Systems

  • 6h 16m
  • Chuck Clark, Lonnie Richards, Martin Hewitt, Roy Langton
  • John Wiley & Sons (UK)
  • 2009

With Aircraft Fuel Systems, the editors have provided a unique offering that integrates all aspects of fuel products and systems including fuel handling, quantity gauging and management functions for both commercial (civil) and military applications.

  • Collates together a wealth of information on fuel system design that is currently disseminated throughout the literature.
  • Authored by leading industry experts from Airbus and Parker Aerospace.
  • Includes chapters on basic system functions, features and functions unique to military aircraft, fuel handling, fuel quantity gauging and management, fuel systems safety and fuel systems design and development.

Aircraft Fuel Systems provides a timely and invaluable resource for engineers, project and programme managers in the equipment supply and application communities, as well as for graduate and postgraduate students of mechanical and aerospace engineering. It constitutes an invaluable addition to the established Wiley Aerospace Series.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Fuel System Design Drivers
  • Fuel Storage
  • Fuel System Functions of Commercial Aircraft
  • Fuel System Functions of Military Aircraft and Helicopters
  • Fluid Mechanical Equipment
  • Fuel Measurement and Management Equipment
  • Fuel Properties
  • Intrinsic Safety, Electro Magnetics and Electrostatics
  • Fuel Tank Inerting
  • Design Development and Certification
  • Fuel System Design Examples
  • New and Future Technologies