A numerical study has been carried out to investigate the impact of adding syngas into JP-8 fuel. A new chemical mechanism has been assembled from existing mechanism of JP-8 and syngas and has been examined by comparing with the experimental data from literatures. The mechanism was then applied to Cantera zero-dimension constant internal energy and constant volume model and one-dimensional (1D) freely propagating flame model to calculate the ignition delay time and laminar burning speed, respectively. The simulations were carried out over a large range of temperature (700–1000 K), blending ratio (0–20% syngas), and H2/CO ratio (10/90 to 50/50). Simulation results showed that the blending syngas with JP-8 will slightly increase the ignition delay time and laminar burning speed.
Theoretical Prediction of the Effect of Blending JP-8 With Syngas on the Ignition Delay Time and Laminar Burning Speed
Contributed by the Advanced Energy Systems Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF ENERGY RESOURCES TECHNOLOGY. Manuscript received July 3, 2017; final manuscript received July 7, 2017; published online August 22, 2017. Special Editor: Reza Sheikhi.
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Yu, G., Askari, O., and Metghalchi, H. (August 22, 2017). "Theoretical Prediction of the Effect of Blending JP-8 With Syngas on the Ignition Delay Time and Laminar Burning Speed." ASME. J. Energy Resour. Technol. January 2018; 140(1): 012204. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4037376
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