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Ignition delay studies on hydrocarbon fuel with and without additives

Nagaboopathy, M and Hegde, Gopalkrishna and Reddy, KP J and Vijayanand, C and Agarwal, M and Hembram, DS S and Bilehal, D and Arunan, E (2009) Ignition delay studies on hydrocarbon fuel with and without additives. In: 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves, JUL 15-20, 2007, Gottingen, Germany, pp. 745-750.

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Abstract

Single pulse shock tube facility has been developed in the High Temperature Chemical Kinetics Lab, Aerospace Engineering Department, to carry out ignition delay studies and spectroscopic investigations of hydrocarbon fuels. Our main emphasis is on measuring ignition delay through pressure rise and by monitoring CH emission for various jet fuels and finding suitable additives for reducing the delay. Initially the shock tube was tested and calibrated by measuring the ignition delay of C2H6-O2 mixture. The results are in good agreement with earlier published works. Ignition times of exo-tetrahdyrodicyclopentadiene (C10H16), which is a leading candidate fuel for scramjet propulsion has been studied in the reflected shock region in the temperature range 1250 - 1750 K with and without adding Triethylamine (TEA). Addition of TEA results in substantial reduction of ignition delay of C10H16.

Item Type: Conference Paper
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Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2009 09:32
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2009 09:32
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/23674

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