Modeling of Convective and Conductive Conjugate Heat Transfer in a Kerosene/Air Spray Flame Used for Aeronautical Fire Resistance Tests

  • L. BouletEmail author
  • P. Bénard
  • G. Lartigue
  • V. Moureau
  • S. Didorally
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Airworthiness standards require a fire resistance demonstration for aircraft or helicopter engines to obtain a type certificate. This demonstration relies on tests performed with prototype engines in the late stages of the development. In these tests, a propane or a kerosene standardized flame with imposed burnt gas temperature and heat flux is placed next to the engine casing during a given time. The aim of this work is to provide a better characterization of a kerosene/air certification burner in order to reach a better understanding of the thermal environment during fire tests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Boulet
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. Bénard
    • 1
  • G. Lartigue
    • 1
  • V. Moureau
    • 1
  • S. Didorally
    • 2
  1. 1.CORIA, CNRS UMR 6614Normandie Université, INSA and University of RouenSaint-Étienne-du-RouvrayFrance
  2. 2.Safran Aircraft Engines VillarocheMoissy-CramayelFrance

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