composite fuel

composite fuel

[kəm′päz·ət ′fyül]
(materials)
A broad class of solid chemical fuels composed of a fuel and oxidizer and used as propellants in rockets; an example of a fuel is phenol formaldehyde, and an oxidizer is ammonium perchlorate. Also known as composite propellant.
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Adding waste to a thermal power plant composite fuel may serve as the basis for reducing the total amount of buried MSW, encourage the development of related MSW treatment technology and cut thermal coal consumption for power generation, said Dmitry Glushkov, an associate professor at the TPU Research School of High-Energy Physics.
(i) Uranium dioxide/silicon carbide (U[O.sub.2]-SiC) composite fuel
The Centre is currently supplying composite fuel pipes and isolators for the carbon wings of Airbus's A350XWB.
"We are looking at composite fuel tanks for many aerospace applications."
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--emission of CO and hydrocarbons increases with the rise in the C/H ratio in the fuel and decreases with the rise in the temperature of combustion of composite fuel;
"Coating the composite fuel cell is something we could offer to protect it from heat and lower the fuel temperature inside," said Whyman.
Composite fuel tanks are more than 55 per cent lighter than their steel equivalents, improving the overall performance and endurance of the vehicle while also enabling greater distances to be travelled without refuelling.
The Chevrolet Volt will be the "first mass-produced vehicle to claim more than 100 miles per gallon (42.51 kilometers per liter) composite fuel economy," GM boasted in a statement.
Fairly well-known is that ethanol can eat away at older gaskets and seals, corrode aluminum and cause a nasty reaction with composite fuel tanks that can gum up the works.
Some rigid tanks use existing structures like a large tubular main-spar --Grumman singles--and just seal it, while others design an area to accommodate a separate aluminum or composite fuel tank (many Cessna singles).