Last modified on 1 December 2014, at 14:47

Jet Propulsion/Propellants

Jet fuel which is a type of kerosene is the most commonly used fuel. Gas turbines can burn almost any liquid or gas fuel and have been operated on diesel fuels, avgas, methane and hydrogen. Any energy source that can heat the compressed gas can theoretically be used, including nuclear reactors.

Fuel requirementsEdit

ignition

pumpabilityEdit

temperature stabilityEdit

Fuel CharacteristicsEdit

freezingEdit

sludgingEdit

flash pointEdit

Is the temperature at wich the fuel will combust in the presence of oxygen

caloric valueEdit

Vapour pressureEdit

DensityEdit

ViscosityEdit

Moisture contentEdit

RelightEdit

Fuel StandardsEdit

KeroseneEdit

JP1Edit

JP4Edit

JP6Edit

Non standard fuelsEdit

AvgasEdit

DieselEdit

GasolineEdit

BiofuelsEdit

HydrogenEdit

MethaneEdit

Nuclear propulsionEdit

Hybrid fuelsEdit

WaterEdit

OxidiserEdit

NitrousEdit

Jet fuels in wikipedia

RefrencesEdit