Effect of fuel on performance of a single combustor of an I-16 turbojet engine at simulated altitude conditions

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As part of a study of the effects of fuel composition on the combustor performance of a turbojet engine, an investigation was made in a single I-16 combustor with the standard I-16 injection nozzle, supplied by the engine manufacturer, at simulated altitude conditions. The 10 fuels investigated included hydrocarbons of the paraffin olefin, naphthene, and aromatic classes having a boiling range from 113 degrees to 655 degrees F. They were hot-acid octane, diisobutylene, methylcyclohexane, benzene, xylene, 62-octane gasoline, kerosene, solvent 2, and Diesel fuel oil. The fuels were tested at combustor conditions simulating I-16 turbojet operation at an altitude of ... continued below

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Zettle, Eugene V; Bolz, Ray E & Dittrich, R T July 3, 1947.

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  • Main Title: Effect of fuel on performance of a single combustor of an I-16 turbojet engine at simulated altitude conditions
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As part of a study of the effects of fuel composition on the combustor performance of a turbojet engine, an investigation was made in a single I-16 combustor with the standard I-16 injection nozzle, supplied by the engine manufacturer, at simulated altitude conditions. The 10 fuels investigated included hydrocarbons of the paraffin olefin, naphthene, and aromatic classes having a boiling range from 113 degrees to 655 degrees F. They were hot-acid octane, diisobutylene, methylcyclohexane, benzene, xylene, 62-octane gasoline, kerosene, solvent 2, and Diesel fuel oil. The fuels were tested at combustor conditions simulating I-16 turbojet operation at an altitude of 45,000 feet and at a rotor speed of 12,200 rpm. At these conditions the combustor-inlet air temperature, static pressure, and velocity were 60 degrees F., 12.3 inches of mercury absolute, and 112 feet per second respectively, and were held approximately constant for the investigation. The reproducibility of the data is shown by check runs taken each day during the investigation. The combustion in the exhaust elbow was visually observed for each fuel investigated.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093781 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-E7A24
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093781
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62803

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Zettle, Eugene V; Bolz, Ray E & Dittrich, R T. Effect of fuel on performance of a single combustor of an I-16 turbojet engine at simulated altitude conditions, report, July 3, 1947; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62803/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.