Effect of combustor-inlet conditions on performance of an annular turbojet combustor

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The combustion performance, and particularly the phenomenon of altitude operational limits, was studied by operating the annular combustor of a turbojet engine over a range of conditions of air flow, inlet pressure, inlet temperature, and fuel flow. Information was obtained on the combustion efficiencies, the effect on combustion of inlet variables, the altitude operational limits with two different fuels, the pressure losses in the combustor, the temperature and velocity profiles at the combustor outlet, the extent of afterburning, the fuel-injection characteristics, and the condition of the combustor basket.

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Childs, J Howard; Mccafferty, Richard J & Surine, Oakley W January 1, 1947.

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The combustion performance, and particularly the phenomenon of altitude operational limits, was studied by operating the annular combustor of a turbojet engine over a range of conditions of air flow, inlet pressure, inlet temperature, and fuel flow. Information was obtained on the combustion efficiencies, the effect on combustion of inlet variables, the altitude operational limits with two different fuels, the pressure losses in the combustor, the temperature and velocity profiles at the combustor outlet, the extent of afterburning, the fuel-injection characteristics, and the condition of the combustor basket.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091951 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-881
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091951
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60188

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Childs, J Howard; Mccafferty, Richard J & Surine, Oakley W. Effect of combustor-inlet conditions on performance of an annular turbojet combustor, report, January 1, 1947; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60188/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.