Focus 3 - Technology validation by detailed flame diagnostics

  • Development and application of a fast response sensor for lean burn combustor
  • Improve optical techniques for combustion measurements and apply at realistic operating conditions of aeronautical gas turbines
  • Generate a robust experimental database to be used to validate CFD tools and to improve understanding of parameters influencing combustor efficiency

- Fuel distribution, flowfield
- CO formation in multipoint injector
- Effect of fuel temperature on fuel vaporization and air/fuel mixing

  • Derive design rules for low emission fuel injectors and low emission combustors
  • Development & utilisation of new optical techniques

- Measurements of CO in a multipoint injector
- Design, manufacture and validate a fast response sensor for lean burn combustors

  • Utilisation of optical techniques

- Determination of flame structure, fuel distribution, flow velocity
- Effect of fuel temperature on fuel vaporization and air/fuel mixing


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