A Review of hyper mixers to enhance combustion efficiency in supersonic combustor

Authors

  • Antony Athithan Ananthan Lecturer, Department of Aeronautics, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Lincoln University College, Malaysia.
  • Kalaiarasan Sekar Lecturer, Department of Aeronautics, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Lincoln University College, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46977/apjmt.2020.v01i01.002

Keywords:

Scramjet; Hyper mixer injector; Alternating wedge injection; Mach number; Combustion efficiency and energy efficient techniques.

Abstract

Supersonic mixing and combustion enhancement is primarily focused to increase the efficiency of scramjet engine. The research on a fuel injection system performance is widely developing today. In scramjet engine, the air and fuel mixing is improper due to the supersonic flow inside the combustor. The flame instabilization occurs due to less resident time of air which tends to affect the output efficiency and it leads to loss of fuel energy. Hence apart from the modern research studies on various fuel injection techniques inside the supersonic combustor, this study provides the idea of various alternating wedge designs to enhance the air and fuel mixture. Also reducing the consumption of fuel in the combustor gives a great impact in usage of fuel energy efficiently in the aviation field.

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Published

2020-06-23

How to Cite

Athithan Ananthan, A., & Sekar, K. (2020). A Review of hyper mixers to enhance combustion efficiency in supersonic combustor. Asia-Pacific Journal of Management and Technology (AJMT), 1(1), 8-12. https://doi.org/10.46977/apjmt.2020.v01i01.002