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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25532

Title: Gaseous Species Measurements of Alternative Jet Fuels in Sooting Laminar Coflow Diffusion Flames
Authors: Zabeti, Parham
Advisor: Thomson, Murray J.
Department: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Keywords: Gas Chromatography
Combustion
Alternative Jet Fuels
Diffusion Flame
Coflow
Experimental Study
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2010
Abstract: The gaseous species concentration of Jet A-1, GTL, CTL and a blend of 80 vol.% GTL and 20 vol.% hexanol jet fuels in laminar coflow diffusion flames have been measured and studied. These species are carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, oxygen, methane, ethane, ethylene, propylene, and acetylene. Benzene and propyne concentrations were also detected in CTL flames. 1-Butene has been quantified for the blend of GTL and hexanol flame. The detailed experimental setup has been described and results from different flames are compared. The CO is produced in a same amount in all the flames. The CTL flame had the largest and GTL/hexanol flame had lowest CO2 concentrations. The results indicate that GTL and GTL hexanol blend flames produce similar concentrations for all the measured hydrocarbon species and have the highest concentration among all the jet fuels. The experimental results from Jet A-1 fuel are also compared with numerical studies by Saffaripour et al.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25532
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