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By Jozef Jarosinski, Bernard Veyssiere

Largely utilizing experimental and numerical illustrations, Combustion Phenomena: chosen Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation, and Extinction presents a finished survey of the basic strategies of flame formation, propagation, and extinction.

Taking you thru the levels of combustion, prime specialists visually exhibit, mathematically clarify, and obviously theorize on vital actual themes of combustion. After a historic advent to the sphere, they talk about combustion chemistry, flammability limits, and spark ignition. in addition they research counterflow twin-flame configuration, flame in a vortex center, the propagation features of side flames, instabilities, and tulip flames. moreover, the publication describes flame extinction in slim channels, worldwide quenching of premixed flames through turbulence, counterflow premixed flame extinction limits, the interplay of flames with fluids in rotating vessels, and turbulent flames. the ultimate bankruptcy explores diffusion flames in addition to combustion in spark- and compression-ignition engines. It additionally examines the transition from deflagration to detonation, besides the detonation wave constitution.

With a CD-ROM of pictures that fantastically illustrate more than a few combustion phenomena, this booklet enables a realistic figuring out of the procedures happening within the perception, unfold, and extinguishment of a flame. it is going to assist you in your solution to discovering strategies to actual matters encountered in transportation, energy new release, commercial approaches, chemical engineering, and fireplace and explosion risks.

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The prediction for fuels with heavier molecular weight should be needed to confirm the preferential diffusion effect on the minimum ignition energy. It would be also interesting to understand whether the preferential diffusion effect is dominant or not for the ignition process in flowing conditions, which exists in the combustion chamber for practical engines. 4 Conclusion In this work, as for the spark ignition of combustible mixtures, the authors mainly introduce numerical simulation results that have been obtained until then in their laboratory.

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15% methane/air mixture. (a) vector map, (b) and (c) scalar maps of axial and radial velocity components, respectively. Spots are caused by condensation of water vapor on the glass walls. 7 Thermal structure of lean limit methane flame. Isotherms calculated from the measured gas velocity distribution. u. u. u. u. 8 Temperature measurements. (a) Platinum wire sensor measurements and (b) silicon carbide filaments. method adapted from Ref. [16]. The lean limit methane flame front studied is very thick (its total thickness is ≈6 mm), and there is a problem in the selection of the leading edge, required for the calculation.

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