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Lessons from Past Major Engineering Initiatives

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In this chapter attention is drawn to the fact that in fields other than power production, for example, in the field of aerospace engineering, very fast and impressive transitions have occurred. These developments are briefly described to show that the application of aerospace engineering methods may stimulate revolutionary renewable power production methods.

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  • Gas turbine
  • Turbojet engine
  • Supersonic rocket
  • Human space flight

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Platzer, M.F., Sarigul-Klijn, N. (2021). Lessons from Past Major Engineering Initiatives. In: The Green Energy Ship Concept. SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58244-9_5

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