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dc.contributor.author Kalidindi, Neelima en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-03T23:30:32Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-03T23:30:32Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03-03T23:30:32Z
dc.date.submitted January 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-10443 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/2022
dc.description.abstract A thermal analysis of the effect of sensible heat release on the walls of the detonation chamber for stoichiometric mixtures of hydrogen/air, octane/air and octane/oxygen was presented. The detonation tube was assumed to operate at 20 Hz and cooled by a water jacket to dissipate the heat from the walls which ensures the effective operation for a longer period. Wall material was assumed to be made of copper because of its high thermal conductivity.The study showed a slow temperature rise along the walls of the combustion chamber for multiple pulses. It can be concluded that due to the space-time averaging procedure thoughtout the length of the tube, the temperature rise along the inner and outer walls are small. Even after 3000 pulses, the temperatures along the surfaces were almost steady. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Lu, Frank en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.title Heat Transfer Analysis Of A Pulse Detonation Engine en_US
dc.type M.S. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Lu, Frank en_US
dc.degree.department Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.degree.discipline Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.S. en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink https://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=274
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