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Extinguishment of Cup Burner Flames of Propane and the Aerosol Can Simulator Fuel by CF3Br and C2HF5

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Author(s)

Gregory T. Linteris, Fumiaki Takahashi, Viswanath R. Katta, Oliver Meier

Abstract

Calculations have been performed for co-flow diffusion flames of propane and a propane-ethanol-water fuel mixture, prescribed for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aerosol Can Simulator, in the cup-burner configuration, with added CF3Br and C2HF5. The time-dependent, two-dimensional numerical code, which includes a detailed kinetic model (177 species and 2986 reactions) and diffusive transport, has predicted the minimum extinguishing concentration of agent and revealed the unique two-zone flame structure causing combustion enhancement by C2HF5 in zero gravity.
Proceedings Title
2012 Central States Section Spring Technical Meeting, Combustion Institute
Conference Dates
April 22-24, 2012
Conference Location
Dayton, OH

Keywords

Aircraft cargo-bay fire suppression, Halon replacement, Diffusion flame stabilization, Reaction kernel, clean agent fire suppression, combustion enhancement

Citation

Linteris, G. , Takahashi, F. , Katta, V. and Meier, O. (2012), Extinguishment of Cup Burner Flames of Propane and the Aerosol Can Simulator Fuel by CF3Br and C2HF5, 2012 Central States Section Spring Technical Meeting, Combustion Institute, Dayton, OH, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=910819 (Accessed June 22, 2024)

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Created April 24, 2012, Updated February 19, 2017