flameholder

flameholder

[′flām‚hōl·dər]
(aerospace engineering)
A device that sustains combustion in a flowing mixture within the combustion chamber of some types of jet engines.
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation:Bpa for f-15 aircraft flameholder repair
injection upstream of a cavity flameholder," Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, vol.
Gruber, "Swept-leading-edge pylon effects on a scramjet pylon-cavity flameholder flowfield," Journal of Propulsion and Power, vol.
The interaction of the locally evolving extinction process with the underlying turbulent wake dynamics presents several differences between the above two flameholders (e.g., [4, 68, 12, 13, 17]).
He is a leader in the application of laser diagnostics to a variety of harsh flowfields, including supersonic ramjet combustors, supersonic flows over cavity flameholders, and large-scale windtunnels, to characterize the flow over models (delta wings, unmanned air vehicles, etc.).
Afterburner flameholders for a man-rated engine were fabricated from the same type of ceramic-matrix composite.