Modification of Jet Fuels to Decrease the Fire Hazard in Survivable Aircraft Crashes PUBLIC ACCESS

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R. E. Erickson, R. M. Krajewski, W. E. Cohrs

The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, MI

Paper No. 72-GT-25, pp. V001T01A024; 14 pages
  • ASME 1972 International Gas Turbine and Fluids Engineering Conference and Products Show
  • ASME 1972 International Gas Turbine and Fluids Engineering Conference and Products Show
  • San Francisco, California, USA, March 26–30, 1972
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7981-8
  • Copyright © 1972 by ASME


This paper is directed to the modification of jet fuels to reduce the inherent fire hazard of such fuels. Some of the problems and compromises involved in this development program are discussed. The theoretical concept pursued is outlined and some of the physical properties of the final compromise modified fuel are shown.

Copyright © 1972 by ASME
Topics: Jet fuels , Fire , Aircraft , Hazards
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