Constant-pressure combustion charts including effects of diluent addition

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Charts are presented for the calculation of (a) the final temperatures and the temperature changes involved in constant-pressure combustion processes of air and in products of combustion of air and hydrocarbon fuels, and (b) the quantity of hydrocarbon fuels required in order to attain a specified combustion temperature when water, alcohol, water-alcohol mixtures, liquid ammonia, liquid carbon dioxide, liquid nitrogen, liquid oxygen, or their mixtures are added to air as diluents or refrigerants. The ideal combustion process and combustion with incomplete heat release from the primary fuel and from combustible diluents are considered. The effect of preheating the mixture of ... continued below

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Turner, L Richard & Bogart, Donald January 1, 1949.

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  • Main Title: Constant-pressure combustion charts including effects of diluent addition
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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Charts are presented for the calculation of (a) the final temperatures and the temperature changes involved in constant-pressure combustion processes of air and in products of combustion of air and hydrocarbon fuels, and (b) the quantity of hydrocarbon fuels required in order to attain a specified combustion temperature when water, alcohol, water-alcohol mixtures, liquid ammonia, liquid carbon dioxide, liquid nitrogen, liquid oxygen, or their mixtures are added to air as diluents or refrigerants. The ideal combustion process and combustion with incomplete heat release from the primary fuel and from combustible diluents are considered. The effect of preheating the mixture of air and diluents and the effect of an initial water-vapor content in the combustion air on the required fuel quantity are also included. The charts are applicable only to processes in which the final mixture is leaner than stoichiometric and at temperatures where dissociation is unimportant. A chart is also included to permit the calculation of the stoichiometric ratio of hydrocarbon fuel to air with diluent addition. The use of the charts is illustrated by numerical examples.

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  • : 93R21292
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092002 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-937
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092002
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60254

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  • January 1, 1949

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Turner, L Richard & Bogart, Donald. Constant-pressure combustion charts including effects of diluent addition, report, January 1, 1949; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60254/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.