Advances in Chemical Propulsion: Science to Technology by Gabriel D. Roy

By Gabriel D. Roy

Advanced, tremendous, and multidisciplinary, chemical propulsion has been the topic of intensive research during the last few a long time. below the management of Gabriel Roy, this has been quite real on the place of work of Naval study (ONR), the place his crew has eager about the 3 basic targets of combustion learn: bettering the potency, expanding the variety and velocity, and decreasing the emissions and signatures of combustion systems.

Advances in Chemical Propulsion: technological know-how to expertise reviews at the development completed through the exceptional staff of scientists and engineers engaging within the ONR Propulsion software. Its chapters, each one written by means of the scientists who played the study, conceal all facets of the combustion method, from chemical synthesis to response pathways of the gasoline, from combustor functionality to the aid of emissions, from the sooting challenge to thrust vectoring, and from diagnostics to regulate. They speak about the suitable matters, describe the technique used and the implications acquired, and exhibit how the findings could be prolonged to functional applications.

Richly illustrated and punctiliously edited for readability, uniformity, and clarity, Advances in Chemical Propulsion bargains a complete survey of the sphere, from pre- to post-combustion. It indicates instructions for brand new learn efforts and displays the cutting-edge applied sciences and matters that experience a right away influence on combustion structures, either current and destiny.

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G. D. Roy and K. Kailasanath. Washington, DC: Naval Research Laboratory. 123–29. 5. Roy, G. D. 1997. Introduction. In: Propulsion combustion: Fuels to emissions. Ed. G. D. Roy. Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis. 1–14. Chapter 3 SYNTHESIS OF NEW HIGH-ENERGY/HIGH-DENSITY HYDROCARBON FUEL SYSTEMS A. P. Marchand, K. C. V. Ramanaiah, S. Alihodzic, I. N. N. Namboothiri, E. Z. Dong, B. R. Aavula, S. B. Lewis, and S. G. Bott Polycarbocyclic “cage” hydrocarbons comprise a class of new highenergy/high-density fuels that are of interest for volume-limited military applications.

Attention is being paid to increased flame speed and improved flame lift-off limits. 5 times laminar values have been examined, using a Countercurrent Swirl Combustor (CSC), with premixed natural gas as fuel by Paul Strykowski at the University of Minnesota. The CSC’s emission characteristics indicate typical range of NOx concentrations at 10 ppm with 3% O2 . This concept could lead to compact combustor designs with increased residence time and reduced heat losses (Chapter 17). The countercurrent shear layer control concept is also utilized to increase the blow-off limit of premixed flames (Chapter 18).

L. A. Enache, D. Pavlovic, and M. S. Rao. 1995. Synthesis of highenergy compounds. 8th ONR Propulsion Meeting Proceedings. Eds. G. D. Roy and F. A. Williams. La Jolla, CA: University of California at San Diego. 122–29. 4. Moriarty, R. , L. A. Enache, D. Pavlovic, D. Huang, and M. S. Rao. 1996. Synthesis of high-energy compounds. 9th ONR Propulsion Meeting Proceedings. Eds. G. D. Roy and K. Kailasanath. Washington, DC: Naval Research Laboratory. 123–29. 5. Roy, G. D. 1997. Introduction. In: Propulsion combustion: Fuels to emissions.

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