A preliminary investigation of combustion with rotating flow in an annular combustion chamber

Ira R. Schwartz
naca-rm-l51e25a
Sep 1951


A preliminary investigation of flame-stability and flame-extinction characteristics of a propane-air mixture in an annular combustion chamber was conducted with both straight and rotational flow. The rotating mixture burned at higher axial-inlet stream velocities and with more stable flames than could be obtained with straight-flow burning.

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