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Journal of Polymer and Biopolymer Physics Chemistry. 2014, 2(4), 78-83
DOI: 10.12691/jpbpc-2-4-4
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Review on the Fundamentals of Polymer Combustion and Flammability Characteristics for Hybrid Propulsion

Junjie Chen1, and Xuhui Gao1

1School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Henan Polytechnic University, Jiaozuo, China

Pub. Date: November 26, 2014

Cite this paper:
Junjie Chen and Xuhui Gao. Review on the Fundamentals of Polymer Combustion and Flammability Characteristics for Hybrid Propulsion. Journal of Polymer and Biopolymer Physics Chemistry. 2014; 2(4):78-83. doi: 10.12691/jpbpc-2-4-4

Abstract

Hybrid Propulsion is an attractive alternative to conventional liquid and solid rocket engines. This is an active area of research and technological developments. The potential wide application of the hybrid engines opens the possibility for safer and more flexible space vehicle launching and manoeuvring. The fundamental combustion issues related to further development of hybrid rockets are discussed in the present paper. The emphasis is made on the properties of the potential polymeric fuels and their modification. The fundamentals of polymeric fuel combustion and the flammability Characteristics are discussed.

Keywords:
Polymer Combustion Flammability Characteristics Hybrid Propulsion polymeric fuels Combustion Characteristics

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