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Temperature profile and ignition delay studies on hypergolic systems

Jain, SR and Murthy, KN (1990) Temperature profile and ignition delay studies on hypergolic systems. In: Combustion and Flame, 81 (3-4). pp. 403-405.

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Abstract

The importance of short ignition delays (IDs) in hypergolic propellants has led to intensive investigation of the highly exothermic chemical processes occurring in the preignition stage [1-4]. Although both physical and chemical factors affect the overall ignition delay, the spontaneous ignition is primarily the result of highly exothermic reactions. In hypergolic systems, a variety of exothermic reactions occur simultaneously, and their individual contribution to the overall exothermicity is virtually unknown.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science Inc.
Keywords: ignition delay;hypergolic systems
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:41
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/12719

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