Jet Propulsion/Propellants

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Jet fuel which is a type of kerosene is the most commonly used fuel. Gas turbines can burn almost any liquid or gas fuel and have been operated on diesel fuels, avgas, methane and hydrogen. Any energy source that can heat the compressed gas can theoretically be used, including nuclear reactors.

Fuel requirements[edit]

ignition

pumpability[edit]

temperature stability[edit]

Fuel Characteristics[edit]

freezing[edit]

sludging[edit]

flash point[edit]

Is the temperature at wich the fuel will combust in the presence of oxygen

caloric value[edit]

Vapour pressure[edit]

Density[edit]

Viscosity[edit]

Moisture content[edit]

Relight[edit]

Fuel Standards[edit]

Kerosene[edit]

JP1[edit]

JP4[edit]

JP6[edit]

Non standard fuels[edit]

Avgas[edit]

Diesel[edit]

Gasoline[edit]

Biofuels[edit]

Hydrogen[edit]

Methane[edit]

Nuclear propulsion[edit]

Hybrid fuels[edit]

Water[edit]

Oxidiser[edit]

Nitrous[edit]

Jet fuels in wikipedia

Refrences[edit]