Accession Number:

AD0729570

Title:

Aircraft Fuels, Lubricants, and Fire Safety.

Descriptive Note:

Conference proceedings no. 84.

Corporate Author:

ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

285.0

Abstract:

The document is comprised of the papers presented at the symposium. They include Jet fuel specifications Fuels for supersonic and hypersonic aircraft Cooling of advanced engines by endothermic reactions of hydrocarbon fuels Application of analytical techniques for the analysis of additives and contaminants in advanced hydrocarbon fuels The possibilities of actually testing the combustion characteristics of aviation fuels with appropriate equipment Low emission fuels and devices for aviation engines Fuel cleanliness Fuel related problems in aircraft fuel systems Aircraft fuelling operations and quality control Aviation fuel lubricity Flame inhibition chemistry Flammability properties of jet fuels and techniques for fire and explosion suppression Ignition of fuels by a hot projectile Flame spreading across liquid fuels Contribution to the selection of fire extinguishing systems and agents for aircraft fires Electrostatic charging in the handling of aviation fuels Crash-safe turbine fuel development by the federal aviation administration 1964-1970 Emulsified fuels and aircraft safety Fire hazard evaluation of thickened aircraft fuels Fire and explosion protection of fuel tank ullage Investigation of fire extinguishing powders by means of a new measuring procedure Simulated crash tests as a means of rating aircraft safety fuels Surface active considerations in fuel fires Lubricant and fuel interactions in advanced aircraft gas turbines Stability of synthetic aviation gas turbine lubricants at high temperatures Lubricant experience and duties in a civil supersonic gas turbine engine Early-stage detection of oil changes in aircraft engines.

Subject Categories:

  • Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE