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University of Dayton Gets $49.5M from USAF for Jet Fuel Research

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Fill ‘Er Up(click to view full) University of Dayton Research Institute in Dayton, OH received a $49.5 million contract to conduct jet fuel research under the Fuels and Combustion Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion program. The institute will investigate and evaluate advanced fuels and fuel technologies, fuel systems component development, advance combustor and augmenter designs, advanced fuel properties measurement, fuel system component development and safety, combustion emissions and their integration into advanced aerospace applications. The institute received its 1st USAF contract for the fuel research program in 2003… Under the 5-year, $31.5 million contract awarded in 2003, the University of Dayton Research Institute was tasked to improve conventional fuels and develop advanced fuels, additives and fuel/combustion technologies for advanced aircraft and aerospace systems. Research is being conducted at the von Ohain Fuels & Combustion Center named for one of the inventors of jet propulsion, Hans von Ohain. The center conducts research in fuels, combustion, modeling and simulation, environmental engineering, and engineering services. In addition to the USAF, the center has research contracts with NASA, US Army, Federal Aviation Administration, US Department of Energy, the state of Ohio, and industrial clients such as GE Aviation, Parker, Solar Turbines, AVETeC, ExxonMobile, Lubrizol, BASF, […]

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