Accession Number:

ADD005703

Title:

Pyrogen Igniter Ramjet Ignition System.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-09-05

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

This patent describes an ignition system for initiating combustion in a ramjet engine characterized by a replaceable propellant grain type igniter set into the wall of a ram air tube supplying air and fuel to engine combustion chamber. The igniter is fitted into a small available void space between a fairing at the rear of the ram air tube and a fin member which intersects the fairing. The direction of the igniter flame is controlled by angular tubular connections communicating with the ram air tube. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE