Abstract

A fixed core engine model is developed in NPSS to study the performance of N+3 technology level turbofan engine. NPSS model is validated against the results obtained from fundamental propulsion equations coded in MATLAB for a conventional Jet-A fuel. The results from NPSS and MATLAB codes for variation in Thrust Specific Fuel Consumption (TSFC) with Bypass Ratio (BPR) are compared; good agreement is obtained. The validated NPSS is then used to study the performance of N+3 engine using liquid hydrogen and ammonia as fuels. The comparisons for the variation of TSFC with BPR are presented using alternative fuels.

Document Type

Final Report

Author's School

McKelvey School of Engineering

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences Independent Study

Date of Submission

5-8-2022

Available for download on Monday, May 08, 2023

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