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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Course Outline

    Aviation Fuels: Physical and Combustion Properties



    Course Outline:


    I. Aviation fuel physical properties
    II. ASTM standards
    a. Molecular composition of conventional and alternative aviation fuels
    b. Distillation
    c. Transport properties
    III. Aviation fuel combustion properties
    a. Autoignition
    b. Flame speed
    c. Flame extinction
    d. Emissions
    e. Reaction pathways
    IV. Modeling aviation fuel combustion
    V. Fuel surrogates: physical and chemical
    VI. Detailed and reduced mechanisms
    VII. Implementation of kinetics in combustion modeling