Summary Report on Analytical Evaluation of Air and Fuel Specific-Impulse Characteristics of Several Nonhydrocarbon Jet-Engine Fuels

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Memorandum presenting an analytical evaluation of the air and fuel specific-impulse characteristics of magnesium, magnesium-octene-1 slurries, aluminum, aluminum-octene-1 slurries, boron, boron-octene-1 slurries, carbon, hydrogen, methylnaphthalene, diborane, and pentaborane. Adiabatic constant-pressure combustion temperature, air specific impulse, fuel specific impulse, and equilibrium composition data are given for each fuel over a range of equivalence ratios.

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Breitwieser, Roland; Gordon, Sanford & Gammon, Benson February 19, 1953.

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  • Main Title: Summary Report on Analytical Evaluation of Air and Fuel Specific-Impulse Characteristics of Several Nonhydrocarbon Jet-Engine Fuels
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Memorandum presenting an analytical evaluation of the air and fuel specific-impulse characteristics of magnesium, magnesium-octene-1 slurries, aluminum, aluminum-octene-1 slurries, boron, boron-octene-1 slurries, carbon, hydrogen, methylnaphthalene, diborane, and pentaborane. Adiabatic constant-pressure combustion temperature, air specific impulse, fuel specific impulse, and equilibrium composition data are given for each fuel over a range of equivalence ratios.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R16690
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930087400 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-E52L08
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930087400
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc59465

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  • February 19, 1953

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Breitwieser, Roland; Gordon, Sanford & Gammon, Benson. Summary Report on Analytical Evaluation of Air and Fuel Specific-Impulse Characteristics of Several Nonhydrocarbon Jet-Engine Fuels, report, February 19, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc59465/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.