Title: Investigation of the microbiological stability of traditional and alternative aviation fuels

Authors: Iryna Shkilniuk

Addresses: National Aviation University, Kosmonavta Komarova avenue, 1, of. 402, Kyiv 03058, Ukraine

Abstract: Property of microorganisms to metabolise hydrocarbons of solid, liquid and gaseous petroleum products was known in the early 20th century and named the field of oil producing, oil refining and petrochemistry, especially during exploitation of mineral and biological fuels. Especially vulnerable to microorganisms fuels are those used as energy sources of air-feed jet engines.

Keywords: jet fuel; alternative fuels; biocontamination; acidity; microbial growth; microbiological stability; aviation fuels; microorganisms; hydrocarbons; air-feed jet engines.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSA.2016.078646

International Journal of Sustainable Aviation, 2016 Vol.2 No.2, pp.111 - 118

Received: 28 Apr 2015
Accepted: 22 Oct 2015

Published online: 30 Aug 2016 *

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