Knock-limited performance of fuel blends containing ethers

I. L. Drell, J. R. Branstetter
naca-tn-2070
Apr 1950


Knock ratings are given for 23 ethers, each blended with base fuels. A.S.T.M. Aviation, A.S.T.M. Supercharge, aircraft single-cylinder, and 17.6 engine ratings are presented. Fuel consumption, blending characteristics, temperature sensitivity, and lead susceptibility are also briefly discussed.

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