publication . Other literature type . 2015

Hot Surface Ignition

Tursyn, Yerbatyr; Goyal, Vikrant; Benhidjeb-Carayon, Alicia; Simmons, Richard; Meyer, Scott; Gore, Jay P.;
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  • Published: 06 Aug 2015
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Undesirable hot surface ignition of flammable liquids is one of the hazards in ground and air transportation vehicles, which primarily occurs in the engine compartment. In order to evaluate the safety and sustainability of candidate replacement fuels with respect to hot surface ignition, a baseline low lead fuel (Avgas 100 LL) and four experimental unleaded aviation fuels recommended for reciprocating aviation engines were considered. In addition, hot surface ignition properties of the gas turbine fuels Jet-A, JP-8, and JP-5 were measured. A test apparatus capable of providing reproducible data was designed and fabricated to experimentally investigate the hot su...
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Chemical PhysicsPhysics::Fluid Dynamics
free text keywords: Hot surface ignition, alternative aviation fuels, aviation, fuel, fire safety, Aviation Safety and Security, Energy Systems, Other Aerospace Engineering
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