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The “Allowable Boost Ratio”: A New Method of Knock Rating for Aviation Fuels of High Anti‐Knock Value

J.L. Tops (Of the “ Delft‐Laboratory,” Delft, Holland (Royal Dutch Shell)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 December 1935

Abstract

THE fact that the anti‐knock rating of aviation fuels in octane numbers presents difficulties, especially above 80 octane, has led us to develop a more suitable test method for aviation fuels, which might be called the “Allowable Boost Ratio ” method.

Citation

Boerlage, G.D., Peletier, L.A. and Tops, J.L. (1935), "The “Allowable Boost Ratio”: A New Method of Knock Rating for Aviation Fuels of High Anti‐Knock Value", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 7 No. 12, pp. 306-308. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb029995

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