Shock Tube/Laser Absorption Studies of Jet Fuels at Low Temperatures (600-1200K)
Final rept. 1 Jun 2010-31 May 2013
STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
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This report describes a research program at Stanford University that focused on four areas of critical concern in the study of the combustion of jet fuels at low temperatures the development of a fundamental kinetics database utilizing shock tubes and laser absorption for jet fuel surrogate components the development of a new constrained-reaction-volume strategy to improve shock tube performance the development of new laser diagnostics techniques and the application of an aerosol shock tube to investigate low-vapor-pressure fuels.
- Combustion and Ignition