Design and Simulation of a CAN Type Combustion Chamber


  • Mohammed Balla Abdelwahid Karary University, College of engineering, Department of aeronautical engineering, Sudan
  • Hazim Mohammed Taha Karary University, Khartoum,12304 Sudan
  • Amar Mustafa Suliman Karary University, Khartoum,12304 Sudan
  • Hozaifa Mohammed Nazir Karary University, Khartoum,12304 Sudan
  • Ayaat Ibrahim Ali Karary University, Khartoum,12304 Sudan



Design, Simulation, Cycle analysis, Can type, Combustion chamber.


The design of high-performance combustion chambers for gas turbine engines is considered one of the difficult tasks for engineers. This study presents the design of a can-type combustion chamber. The parametric cycle analysis of a low bypass turbofan engine (AL-31F) was provided to obtain the air properties at the combustor inlet. Empirical equations are used to determine the dimensions of the combustion chamber. GAMBIT software was used to create the combustor model and the simulation was accomplished using ANSYS software. This CFD code is a steady, quasi-three-dimensional Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) solver. K-w viscous model and non-premixed combustion model are used. Presented the results of cycle analysis of the turbofan engine and the dimensions of combustor components and cooling holes. An analysis of the distribution of temperature, pressure, and velocity throughout the combustion chamber is provided. The obtained results were compared for analytical and computational approaches and suggested with previous studies.


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How to Cite

Abdelwahid, M. B., Hazim Mohammed Taha, Amar Mustafa Suliman, Hozaifa Mohammed Nazir, & Ayaat Ibrahim Ali. (2021). Design and Simulation of a CAN Type Combustion Chamber. Journal of Karary University for Engineering and Science, 1(2).

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