Hybrid wave engine concept and numerical simulation of engine operation

Journal title

Archive of Mechanical Engineering




vol. 57


No 1



unsteady compression ; serial flow radial turbine

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne




Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee on Machine Building




Artykuły / Articles


DOI: 10.2478/v10180-010-0004-0 ; ISSN 0004-0738, e-ISSN 2300-1895


Archive of Mechanical Engineering; 2010; vol. 57; No 1; 69-95


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