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Effect of Condensed Phase Particles on the Electromagnetic Field Characteristics of Combustion Products in a Flow Path of a Liquid-Propellant Engine. The Results of Experimental Studies

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This paper describes the experimental study of amplitude (with a frequency of up to 50 kHz) and integral characteristics of the self-magnetic field of high-temperature combustion products of hydrocarbon fuel, which flow out of the nozzle of a standard liquid-propellant engine (LPE) with simulation of the heat of a combustion chamber with injection of aluminum-magnesium alloy particles (c-phase) into the combustion chamber. It is determined that the amplitude of the magnetic field intensity generated by high-temperature (up to 3500 K) combustion products depends on the LPE operation modes and the presence of k phase particles in the particle flow. The magnetic field amplitude increases by 20% during the LPE burnout ≈0.2 s earlier than the pressure drop in the combustion chamber. The total volumetric electric charge generated by the combustion product flow with the c-phase is estimated.

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Original Russian Text © A.V. Rudinskii, V.I. Lapitskii, D.A. Yagodnikov.

Published in Fizika Goreniya i Vzryva, Vol. 55, No. 5, pp. 59–66, September–October, 2019.

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Rudinskii, A.V., Lapitskii, V.I. & Yagodnikov, D.A. Effect of Condensed Phase Particles on the Electromagnetic Field Characteristics of Combustion Products in a Flow Path of a Liquid-Propellant Engine. The Results of Experimental Studies. Combust Explos Shock Waves 55, 566–573 (2019).

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