A Century of Ramjet Propulsion Technology Evolution

  title={A Century of Ramjet Propulsion Technology Evolution},
  author={Ronald S. Fry},
  journal={Journal of Propulsion and Power},
  • R. Fry
  • Published 2004
  • Physics
  • Journal of Propulsion and Power
A general review is presented of the worldwide evolution of ramjet propulsion since the Wright brothers e rst turned man’ s imagination to e y into a practical reality. A perspective of the technological developments from subsonic to hypersonic e ight speeds is provided to allow an appreciation for the advances made internationally from the early 1900s to current times. Ramjet, scramjet, and mixed-cycle engine types, and their operation and rationale for use are considered. The development… 
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