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Deposit formation in liquid fuels. II - The effect of selected compounds on the storage stability of Jet A turbine fuelThe influence of substituted pyridines, pyrroles, indoles, and quinolines on the storage stability of conventional Jet A turbine fuel is evaluated. Significant increases in the amount of deposit formed in accelerated storage tests are found upon addition of these compounds at levels as low as one ppm nitrogen. While the effect is correlated with basicity of the nitrogen compound within a given compound class, the correlation does not hold between classes (pyridines, quinolines, etc.). Steric hindrance at the nitrogen atom greatly inhibits deposit promotion. The characteristics, but not the elemental composition, of deposits vary with the identity of the added nitrogen compound and with deposition temperature.
Document ID
19820038705
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Worstell, J. H. (Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO, United States)
Daniel, S. R. (Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO, United States)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
June 1, 1981
Publication Information
Publication: Fuel
Volume: 60
Subject Category
PROPELLANTS AND FUELS
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NSG-3122
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other