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Fuel Dependent Effects on Droplets Burning in Microgravity

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Author(s)

Samuel L. Manzello, M Y. Choi

Abstract

Measurements of soot concentration and soot mass were performed in microgravity conditions for hexane, heptane, nonane, and decane droplets burning in air at the NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) 2.2 second drop tower in Cleveland, OH. Experiments performed in air at 0.75 bar indicate that the maximum soot volume fractions and soot mass are similar, to within experimental uncertainty, for all of the fuels tested. The flame standoff ratios (FSR) did not vary significantly for the fuels considered. The soot standoff ratio for decane was significantly smaller than for the other fuels.
Citation
Combustion and Flame
Volume
23
Issue
7

Keywords

droplet combustion, soot

Citation

Manzello, S. and Choi, M. (2009), Fuel Dependent Effects on Droplets Burning in Microgravity, Combustion and Flame, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=861300 (Accessed May 27, 2024)

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Created June 1, 2009, Updated February 17, 2017