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by mk
Wed Jan 21, 2004 9:04 pm
Forum: Valved pulsejet forum
Topic: Designing a 200lb thrust engine, anything majorly wrong?
Replies: 25
Views: 15176

Hello. Please don't misunderstand me, but I don't think that building a 200lb is a very good idea, 50 to 100lb would be more than enough for your first pj. The biggest problem I see is the huge amount of the explosive mixture, especially during the starting process. If the relation between O2 and fu...
by mk
Wed Jan 21, 2004 8:43 pm
Forum: Pulse detonation engine forum
Topic: PJ Alternators and Microwave PDE
Replies: 56
Views: 46633

About this ionization... So what's the deal, does heating of gases cause ionization? Positive or negative? If that's so, you might conceivably be able to use pulsating combustion strictly for ionizing the gases and use waves of moving magnetism after the combustion zone sort of like an afterburner ...
by mk
Wed Jan 21, 2004 7:55 pm
Forum: Valveless pulsejet forum
Topic: Lockwood calculation program
Replies: 4
Views: 2619

Lockwood calculation program

hello. besides none of my 2 lockwoods wants to run (propane injection problems, i'm sure now and i'm looking forward working on it this weekend; resonace must be ok), i wrote a little program. it calculates the lenghts and diameters of the parts of your planned lockwood. just one measurement is need...
by mk
Wed Jan 21, 2004 10:26 am
Forum: Valveless pulsejet forum
Topic: small lockwood - propane injection problems?
Replies: 62
Views: 36241

thanks for your support, ideas, opinions...(call it whatever you want)!
i think it will help me very much.

i try do get a digi-cam from a friend to post some pictures then.

mk
by mk
Mon Jan 19, 2004 9:37 pm
Forum: Valveless pulsejet forum
Topic: small lockwood - propane injection problems?
Replies: 62
Views: 36241

small lockwood - propane injection problems?

hello. i have a problem with my small lockwood engine. when i try to start it with a hot-air pistol it just pops one time and then just burns inside the combustion chamber at the propane outtake like a torch. i tried placing it on and next to the intake-cc-cone (entering the cc or the intake), but n...