Non-Reacting Examination on Transverse Injection Upstream of Aft Wall Angled Cavities in an Axisymmetric Supersonic Flow
Shan M. Assis1, S. Jeya Kumar2, K. Jayaraman3
1Shan M. Assis, Post Graduate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education College, Krishnankoil (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr. S. Jeya Kumar, Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education College, Krishnankoil (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr. K. Jayaraman, Principal Scientist, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 02 December 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 20 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 31 December 2019 | PP: 778-783| Volume-8 Issue-4S2 December 2019 | Retrieval Number: D10641292S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D1064.1284S219
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Abstract: Experiments on an air-fueled non-reacting scramjet test facility with four distinct aft wall angled cavity designs were performed in a Mach 1.8 flow field to explore the effects of transverse fuel injection system on scramjet combustors. Axisymmetric combustor cavity models were featured with two consecutive angles being inclined towards the downstream flow direction at the rear end. The wall mounted injector was located upstream from the cavity at a distance of 10 mm. Mixing performance within the various rear wall angled cavities were evaluated and compared with No-injection case for different injection pressures. Results revealed that the flow within the combustor was more uniform mixing compared to No-cavity configuration and was greatly influenced by injection pressures. Increase in injection pressures were characterized by enhanced mixing, greater stagnation pressure loss values and unstable flow.
Keywords: Transverse Injection, Aft Wall Angled Cavity, Scramjet Combustor, Double Angled Cavity, Wall Static Pressure.
Scope of the Article: Aerospace Engineering