exhaust nozzle


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exhaust nozzle

[ig′zȯst ‚näz·əl]
(aerospace engineering)
The terminal portion of a jet engine tail pipe.

exhaust nozzle

exhaust nozzle
That part of an exhaust cone that opens into the tailpipe; also referred to as the nozzle-shaped end of the tailpipe. The nozzle acts as an orifice whose size determines the density and velocity of outgoing air. In some cases, the nozzle geometry can be varied.
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Placed around the trailing edge of either the core or fan exhaust nozzle, they promote mixing of the jet flow and result in lower bulk jet velocity and lower noise.
The CMC exhaust nozzle is for the US Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) programme.
The issue involved a weld to an engine exhaust nozzle cowl that was not performed in accordance with FAA rules, and the mechanic who did the work during the May 2006 repair was unqualified, according to the settlement filed on Wednesday.
The first thing that usually gets broken on the ACADA is the exhaust nozzle.
Reaching the end of his safety rope, one of them lets it go to take a closer look at the rocket's exhaust nozzle.
In particular, the specific strength and elasticity remain attractive up to temperatures of about 950[degrees]C and so is a material of great interest for intermediate-temperature--up to 850[degrees]C--aerospace and power-generation applications such as low-pressure turbine blade applications, exhaust nozzle components and compressor cases in advanced subsonic and supersonic engines.
Below, an SR-71 spy plane's exhaust nozzle is used as a TV stand.
The tool they designed helps realign an aircraft exhaust nozzle following repairs.
The big lump of metal - an engine exhaust nozzle - was one of three aircraft parts that crashed down on to nearby Dockweiler State Beach.
They conducted experiments and simulations to assess the impact of the mechanical chevrons on the flow from the exhaust nozzle and near-field noise.
The two components of the hybrid engine would share a common forward-facing air intake and rear-facing exhaust nozzle to release thrust.
Actively or passively cooled regions in aircraft engine gas turbines include the high-pressure turbine stationary vanes and rotating blades, the shrouds bounding the rotating blades, the combustor liners and flame holding segments, and the exhaust nozzle / after burner system.