Accession Number:

AD1025101

Title:

The Oxidation and Ignition of Jet Fuels

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,15 Sep 2011,14 Sep 2016

Corporate Author:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2017-01-03

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

A series of experimental studies designed to elucidate the oxidative reactivity and ignition properties of jet fuel and its components under homogeneous shock tube and multiphase spray conditions are reported. The influences of molecular composition, fuel blending, fuelair mixture, and thermodynamic condition on oxidation and ignition are quantified and targets for kinetic model and reacting flow simulation development are provided. The most important contribution of the project is the quantification of the differences in kinetic behavior and identification of reactivity timescales across the three kinetic temperature regimes of importance in combustion processes, the low, high, and NTC temperature regions.

Subject Categories:

  • Fuels
  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Organic Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE