5. Ignition and Combustion of Single Energetic Solid Particles

  1. Kenneth K. Kuo and
  2. Ragini Acharya

Published Online: 16 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118127575.ch5

Applications of Turbulent and Multiphase Combustion

Applications of Turbulent and Multiphase Combustion

How to Cite

Kuo, K. K. and Acharya, R. (2012) Ignition and Combustion of Single Energetic Solid Particles, in Applications of Turbulent and Multiphase Combustion, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118127575.ch5

Author Information

  1. University Park, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118127568

Online ISBN: 9781118127575

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Keywords:

  • single energetic solid particle, ignition, and combustion;
  • energetic particles for propulsion combustion enhancement;
  • boron oxide layer, chemical identification;
  • ultrafine aluminum particles, combustion behavior;
  • combustion, rocket propulsion, and nanosize powders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why Energetic Particles Are Attractive for Combustion Enhancement in Propulsion

  • Metal Combustion Classification

  • Metal Particle Combustion Regimes

  • Ignition of Boron Particles

  • Experimental Studies

  • Theoretical Studies of Boron Ignition and Combustion

  • Theoretical Model Development of Boron Particle Combustion

  • Ignition and Combustion of Boron Particles in Fluorine-Containing Environments

  • Combustion of a Single Aluminum Particle

  • Ignition of Aluminum Particle in a Controlled Postflame Zone

  • Physical Concepts of Aluminum Agglomerate Formation

  • Combustion Behavior for Fine and Ultrafine Aluminum Particles

  • Potential Use of Energetic Nanosize Powders for Combustion and Rocket Propulsion