Studies in hydrogen micromix combustor technologies for aircraft applications
Ainslie D. French, Giuseppe Mingione, Antonio Schettino, Luigi Cutrone, Pietro Roncionidownload PDF
Abstract. Within the context of future aircraft turbine engine development technology, hydrogen has fast become one of the most favored candidates as an alternative fuel due to the possibility of producing extremely low levels of pollutants in particular NOx. The principal component of such an engine technology is the hydrogen micro-mix combustor which provides a solution to safe hydrogen combustion avoiding auto-ignition and flashbacks by addressing novel methods of hydrogen-air mixing. The current design concepts include a typical injection manifold composed of multiple concentric arrays of micro-mix combustors which produce hundreds of miniature low temperature diffusion flames having very low NOx levels.
Hydrogen, Micromix Combustion, Flamelets
Published online 11/1/2023, 4 pages
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Citation: Ainslie D. French, Giuseppe Mingione, Antonio Schettino, Luigi Cutrone, Pietro Roncioni, Studies in hydrogen micromix combustor technologies for aircraft applications, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 37, pp 53-56, 2023
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