August 2009 Issue
Return of the Turbo-Compound
In the search for new, more efficient engines, have we overlooked a great old idea?
Everything old is new again. Paul Lamar looks at the turbo-compound engine, developed in the post-WW-II era. Thrown over for jet engines, it may yet hold promise today as we search for more energy efficient ways to get the most out of increasingly expensive fuel.
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