High frequency wave instability and combustion responses

G. Y. Lee, W. S. Yoon

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Abstract

This paper is concerned with the prediction of combustion instability in liquid-propeilant rocket engine represented by the temporal variation of the amplification factors of density, velocity, and pressure. Targeting the implementation of conventional analytical and computational approaches, computed Navier-Stokes solutions initializes spatial varying spray combustion, and freshly formulated ordinary differential equations(ODE's) in terms of amplification factors are time integrated. Combining the numerically calculated spray combustion and instability prediction formulation, linear and nonlinear wave instabilities in the liquid-propeilant rocket engine is attempted. Linear formulation showed the temporal variation of pressure amplification factor independent of magnitude of pressure perturbation and the system reaching the limiting cycle. In case of nonlinear analysis, the temporal variation of pressure amplification factor depends strongly on the magnitude of pressure perturbation. When the perturbation is sufficiently small, time trace of amplification factor resembles much with that due to linear analysis and repeatedly showed the limiting cycle, whereas when stronger perturbation is enforced, the system is driven to the unstable situation in nonlinear manner. Also attempted is the attenuation of instability with the amplification factors. Instability prediction method suggested in the present study requires accurate numerics of combusting flow variables with proper interpretations of dominating amplification parameters, and this remains as a future task.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 1
Event36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2000 - Huntsville, AL, United States
Duration: 2000 Jul 162000 Jul 19

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Other36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2000
CountryUnited States
CityHuntsville, AL
Period00/7/1600/7/19

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amplification
combustion
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nonlinear wave
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Lee, G. Y., & Yoon, W. S. (2000). High frequency wave instability and combustion responses. Paper presented at 36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2000, Huntsville, AL, United States.
Lee, G. Y. ; Yoon, W. S. / High frequency wave instability and combustion responses. Paper presented at 36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2000, Huntsville, AL, United States.
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2000. Paper presented at 36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2000, Huntsville, AL, United States.

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