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Compressed-Liquid Densities of Three “Reference” Turbine Fuels
- Outcalt, Stephanie
- Energy & Fuels 2016 v.30 no.12 pp. 10783-10788
- aviation, equations, fuels, uncertainty
- Compressed-liquid densities of three aviation fuels have been measured with a vibrating-tube densimeter. These fuels were chosen through a deliberative, collaborative process to replace a previous “reference” fuel (Jet A 4658) and represent a larger range of operability than that individual fuel provided. Density measurements were made from 270 to 470 K, and 0.5 to 45 MPa and have an overall combined uncertainty of 0.81 kg·m–³. The data from each of the three fuels have been correlated with a modified Tait equation, and the parameters are reported. The densities of the fuels reported herein are compared with previously reported densities of Jet A 4658 and correlations for JP-5 and JP-8.