Effect of Fuel Aromatic Content on Flame Tube Metal Temperatures

Chidananda, MS and Venkatesh, S and Jagannatha Rao, B and Krishna Kumar, VS (1986) Effect of Fuel Aromatic Content on Flame Tube Metal Temperatures. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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    Abstract

    Future aviation turbine fuels are expected to have higher aromatic contents than those presently allowed in order to increase the availability of such fuels. However, the use of high aromatic fuels in aircraft gas turbine engine combustors results in increased soot, as a product of combustion, which in turn affects the turbine engine performance and durability of its components. The aviation turbine fuel processed from the Bombay High crude has aromatic contents in excess of current. specification limits. The work reported herein provides results of tests carried out on a typical aircraft engine can combustor (RD-11F) with special reference to combustor liner metal temperatures obtained under simulated engine conditions.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Fuel property effects Flame tube temperatures Aromatic Fuels
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aircraft Propulsion and Power
    Division/Department: Propulsion Division, Advanced Composites Division, Propulsion Division, Other
    Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
    Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2012 09:51
    Last Modified: 22 Aug 2012 09:51
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/10830

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