Dangle, E E Cervenka, A J Bahr, D W
April 13, 1953
The results of fuel-air ratio and temperature surveys made in the flame stabilizing zone of a 16-inch ram-jet combustor indicated that the distribution of combustible mixture immediately downstream of a flame holder should be mechanically controlled if a preferred mixture composition is to be maintained in that zone. A sloping-baffle combustor configuration gave combustion efficiencies of 90 percent or greater over a range of fuel-air ratios from 0.010 to 0.045.
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