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RE: Hydrogen Peroxide Turbine Engine
Posted by: Rod ()
Date: June 01, 2000 12:14AM

Don... As it happens, I researched this very topic a few years ago, as my work involved the application of hydrogen peroxide, and I came across some references in a textbook. This reference in turn led to an article in the Mechanical Engineering Journal of about mid-1946, by a Captain Logan McKee, in which a
detailed description of the engine, including a diagram was given.
If you send me your e-mail address, I might be able to forward a copy of the article to you, or if you are really keen you could dig it up from a University or Technical library.
The BIG mystery is that one of these Walther engines is alleged to be on display somewhere. I contacted the US Navy museum in Annapolis and they said it wasn't them. I didn't check with any British museums, you could give that a shot.
The main reason that H2O2 was not pursued as a power source was that atomic energy was being developed and was supposedly cheaper and safer. Anyone's call as to whether that is correct.

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