Accession Number:

ADA413845

Title:

Advanced Laser Diagnostic Applications. Volume 1 of 3 (Pages 1 - 217)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 18 Sep 1995-28 Sep 2000

Corporate Author:

INNOVATIVE SCIENTIFIC SOLUTIONS INC DAYTON OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

224.0

Abstract:

Reported are results of experimental and numerical investigations on gas turbine combustion and fuel processes, including 1 Development, evaluation, and utilization of advanced laser diagnostic and analytical techniques for studying combustion and fuel processes important to current and future military aircraft 2 Determination of cause and investigation of schemes to eliminate combustion and thermal-stability-related problems resulting from change from JP-4 to JP-8 fuel 3 Proposal and evaluation of advanced combustor concepts and design characteristics to optimize tradeoffs in performance, visual observables, durability, and pollutants 4 Investigation of methods for reducing emissions of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, oxides of nitrogen, and smoke in current and future gas turbine combustors 5 Design and completion of experiments for establishing a database for developing and evaluating combustor and fuel-system-component design models 6 Development of computational-fluid-dynamics CFD models for gas turbine combustor and fuel-system-component design 7 Evaluation of additive and advanced thermally stable fuels that provide thermal stability up to 900 deg F 8 Evaluation of thermally stable and environmentally safe anti-icing additives for JP-8 and JP-900 fuels 9 Investigation of methods of using fuel to cool hot engine components and determination of impact of fuel phase change on combustion, and 10 Investigation of new military and commercial applications for combustion and fuels technology developed in this program, including high-cycle fatigue and aging aircraft.

Subject Categories:

  • Infrared Detection and Detectors
  • Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE