EXPERIMENTS AND MODELING OF MULTI-COMPONENT FUEL BEHAVIOR COMBUSTION

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 169
Amount: $235,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Advanced Fuel Research Inc.
87 Church Street, East Hartford, CT, 06108
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Peter R. Solomon
Phone: (203) 528-9806
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
TO SATISFY AIR FORCE REQUIREMENTS TO IMPROVE AVIATION REACTIVE ATMOSPHERES IN A UNIQUE, CONTRACTOR-OWNED ENTRAINED FLOW REACTOR WITH ON-LINE, IN-SITU ANALYSIS OF VOLATILE SPECIES, TEMPERATURE AND RADIATION ABSORPTION CHARACTERISTICS BY FOURTER TRANSFORM INFRARED (FT-IR) SPECTROSCOPY. THESE DATA WILL BE USED TO EVALUATE THE APPLICATION OF EXISTING CONTRACTOR-DEVELOPED MODELS OF VAPORIZATION, PYROLYSIS AND TRANSPORT TO MULTI-COMPONENT DROPLETS IN COMBUSTION. IN PHASE II, THE WORK WILL BE EXTENDED TO STUDY WELL CHARACTERIZED SPRAYS AT PRESSURES UP TO 10 ATMOSPHERES AND THE INDIVIDUAL MODELS WILL BE INTEGRATED INTO A COMPREHENSIVE FUEL COMBUSTION MODEL CAPABLE OF PROVIDING NEEDED INPUT TO LARGE SCALE COMPUTER CODES OF TWO PHASE REACTING FLOWS.

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