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Spray flame study using a model gas turbine swirl burner

Chong, CT and Hochgreb, S (2013) Spray flame study using a model gas turbine swirl burner. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 316-31. pp. 17-22. ISSN 1660-9336

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Abstract

A model gas turbine burner was employed to investigate spray flames established under globally lean, continuous, swirling conditions. Two types of fuel were used to generate liquid spray flames: palm biodiesel and Jet-A1. The main swirling air flow was preheated to 350°C prior to mixing with airblast-atomized fuel droplets at atmospheric pressure. The global flame structure of flame and flow field were investigated at the fixed power output of 6 kW. Flame chemiluminescence imaging technique was employed to investigate the flame reaction zones, while particle imaging velocimetry (PIV) was utilized to measure the flow field within the combustor. The flow fields of both flames are almost identical despite some differences in the flame reaction zones. © (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Flow field Gas turbine Jet-A1 Palm biodiesel Swirl flame
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div A > Energy
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:16
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2014 19:02
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.316-317.17