Numerical research on the peculiarities of the operational process in LRE combustion chambers propelled by oxygen and hydrocarbons

Aerospace propulsion engineering


Mosolov S. V., Sidlerov D. A.*, Ponomarev A. A.**, Smirnov . L.

Keldysh Research Centre, 8, Onezhskaya str., Moscow, 125438, Russia



The numerical simulation method, developed at Keldysh Research Center, is used for the research into special features of the working process in sub-scale combustion chambers of the LRE propelled by oxygen and hydrocarbons (kerosene). The chambers using jet-centrifugal injectors and operating to the gas-liquid scheme are considered. The influence of structural parameters and operating conditions of injectors, and also of the jet interaction on processes of flow, mixing, combustion was studied.


combustion chamber, liquid rocket engine, numerical simulation.

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