Accession Number:

AD0716578

Title:

Ignition and Combustion of Unconfined Liquid Fuel on Water

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

Burning of unconfined oil layers on water is an area from which techniques could be developed to improve flame weapons or to remove accidental oil spills. A method is presented by which most petroleum-based liquids can be burned to completion when spilled onto water.

Subject Categories:

  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE