The type of aero engine you describe is called a "rotary" as opposed to a
Regards, Neil Tucson, AZ
From: john robinson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 8:10 AM
Subject: Re: rings rotating?
no I did understand that it was a real question, and did say "tongue in
cheek". I was not slighting your question in the least, your question is
"good real world and honest". another engine/ring movement question on the
same serious lines as your question, (kind of a stretch though) would be a
rotating radial aircraft engine, where the crank is stationary, and the
block rotates....I don't know the answers, so the questions are asked...
At 10:37 AM 5/30/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 5/30/03 9:59:32 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>>Tongue in cheek, or in australia?
>>but you have a good real world question, I just don't have an
>No, that was an honest question, just seams to me that a canted
>vs a vertical would act differently. Bob in connecticut
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