Influence of magnetic field on the properties of paraffin based fuel for hybrid rocket engines

1Vergun, LYu., 1Chernyak, VYa., 2Orlovskaya, SG, 1Nedibalyuk, OA, 1Solomenko, ОV, 3Popov, SA
1Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
2I.I. Mechnikov National University of Odessa, Odessa, Ukraine
3Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of Geology, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2016, 22 ;(3):16-24
Section: Space Energy, Power and Propulsion
Publication Language: Ukrainian
We consider the question of increasing of paraffin based fuel regression rate. The hypothesis about dependence of these
values from the change of chains conformation on surface of melt layer is advanced and use of magnetic field at the preparation of fuel charge is proposed. We conclude that a static magnetic field allows to stabilization of transfer droplets from paraffinic melt to combustions zone.
Keywords: magnetic field, paraffin based fuel, regression rate coefficient
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