Relation of turbojet and ramjet combustion efficiency to second-order reaction kinetics and fundamental flame speed

Howard J. Childs, Thaine W. Reynolds, Charles C. Graves
naca-report-1334
Jan 1957


Theoretical studies of the turbojet and ramjet combustion process are summarized and the resulting equations are applied to experimental data obtained from various combustor tests. The theoretical treatment assumes that one step in the over-all chain of processes which constitute jet-engine combustion is sufficiently slow to be the rate-controlling step that determines combustion efficiency.

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