AFRL Combustion Science Branch Research Activities and Capabilities
AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH PROPULSION DIRECTORATE
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The Combustion Science Branch AFRLPRTC of the Propulsion Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, is actively involved in fundamental and applied combustion research and development. In order to do this, combustion models and optical diagnostic techniques are developed and used to understand fundamental combustion processes. This understanding is then used in the development of high-performance, low-emissions combustor and propulsion concepts. The latest modeling and diagnostic innovations are applied to the various combustion experiments to enhance fundamental understanding and improve the design of the particular combustor and propulsion concepts. This paper is a top-level look at the research activities and the facilities of the Combustion Science Branch.
- Combustion and Ignition
- Jet and Gas Turbine Engines