RR Merlin Bibliography

Aircraft Engine Historical Society. 20 September 2006. <www.enginehistory.org>

 

Bingham, Victor. Major Piston Aero Engines of World War II. Shrewsbury, England: Airlife Publishing, 1998.

 

Birch, David. Rolls-Royce & the Mustange. Derby: Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, 1993.

 

Ellor, J.E. “The Development of the Merlin Engine.” SAE Journal 52.8 (1944): 385-392.

 

Gerdan, Dimitrius and Wetzler, J.M. “The Allison V-1710 Exhaust Turbine Compounded Reciprocating Aircraft Engine” SAE Meeting (Fall). Los Angles, 1947.

 

Gunston, Bill. Rolls-Royce Aero Engines. Great Britain: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1989.

 

Gunston, Bill. The Development of Piston Aero Engines. Great Britain: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1993.

 

Harker, Ronald W. The Engines were Rolls-Royce. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., 1979.

 

Harrison, C.E. “Reminiscences of Experimental Piston Engine Test” Torque Meter 3.3-4 (2004): 6-21, 6-23.

 

Havey-Bailey, Alec and Piggott, Dave. The Merlin 100 Series. Derby: Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, 1993.

 

Havey-Bailey, Alec and Piggott, Dave. The Merlin in Perspective – The Combat Years. Derby: Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, 1993.

Heron, S.D. Development of Aviation Fuels. Boston: Harvard University, 1950.

Hooker, Sir Stanley. Not much of an Engineer. Warrendale, PA: SAE, 1984.

Hooker, Stanley, et. al. The Performance of a Supercharged Aero Engine. Derby: Rolls-Royce 1941.

 

Larsen, Jim. “Dwight Thorn: The Legend of Mystery Aire.” Air Classics December 2003.

 

Law, Peter. Aircraft Engine Water Injection Systems. AEHS Convention. 20 July 2005.  <http://www.enginehistory.org/Convention/convention.htm>

 

Lloyd, Ian. Rolls-Royce: The Merlin at War. London: The MacMillan Press Press, 1978.

 

Marks, Lionel S. Mark’s Handbook. McGraw Hill, 5th Ed, 1951..

Nockolds, Harold. The Magic of a Name. London: G.T. Foulis & Co., 1949.

Packard Company. Overhaul Instructions for Aircraft Engine Model V1650-9. Evansville, IN: United States Army Air Force: 1945.

 

Packard Company. Overhaul Instructions for Aircraft Engines Models V1650-3, -7 and Merlin 68 and 69. Evansville, IN: United States Army Air Force, 1945.

Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust. 1 Oct 2006. <www.rolls-royce.com>

Rolls-Royce Ltd. Merlin Single Stage Engine Maintenance Manual. Great Britain: Rolls-Royce.

 

Rolls-Royce Piston Aero Engines – A Designer Remembers. Derby: Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, 1990.

 

Schlaifer, Robert. Development of Aircraft Engines. Boston: Harvard University, 1950

 

Smith, Herschel. A History of Aircraft Piston Engines. USA: McGraw Hill, 1994

 

Smith, Ryan. The Engine that Saved the Free World: The Story of the Rolls-Royce Merlin. 2006.

 

Tauschek, Max L., et. al. Nitrous Oxide Supercharging of an Aircraft Engine Cylinder. Washington DC: National Advisory Committed on Aeronautics, 1945.

 

Vandeman, Jack E. and Heinicke, Orville H. Effects of Water-Alcohol Injection and Maximum-Economy Spark Advance on Knock-Limited Performance and Fuel Economy of a Large Air-Cooled Cylinder. Cleveland, OH: National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics, 1945.

 

White, Graham. “Reno for Gearheads: Tweaking Fighters for Racing” Torque Meter 1.1 (2002): 14-23.

 

White, Graham. Allied Aircraft Piston Engines of World War II. Warrendale, PA: SAE, 1995.

 

Wilkinson, Paul H. Aircraft Engines of the World 1946. New York: Wilkinson, 1946.

 

World War II Aircraft Performance. 30 Dec. 2007. <http://www.wwiiaircraftperformance.org/>

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