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Compressed-Liquid Densities of Three Reference Fuels for Combustion Testing



Stephanie L. Outcalt


Compressed-liquid densities of three aviation fuels have been measured with a vibrating-tube densimeter. The measurements were made from 270 K to 470 K, and 0.5 MPa to 45 MPa and have an overall combined uncertainty of 0.81 kg.m-3. The data from each of the samples have been correlated with a modified Tait equation and the parameters are given for each. Compressed- liquid densities of the fuels reported herein are compared with previously measured densities of a Jet-A and correlations for JP-5 and JP-8.
Energy and Fuels


Aviation fuel, Compressed-liquid, Density, Vibrating-tube densimeter


Outcalt, S. (2016), Compressed-Liquid Densities of Three Reference Fuels for Combustion Testing, Energy and Fuels, [online], (Accessed May 21, 2024)


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Created September 19, 2016, Updated June 2, 2021