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1 Combustion Fundamentals

Part 1. Fundamentals and Safety

  1. Mohammad Janbozorgi,
  2. Kian Eisazadeh Far,
  3. Hameed Metghalchi

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628148.hoc001

Handbook of Combustion

Handbook of Combustion

How to Cite

Janbozorgi, M., Far, K. E. and Metghalchi, H. 2010. Combustion Fundamentals. Handbook of Combustion. 1:1:0.

Author Information

  1. Northeastern University, College of Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • 1.1
    Introduction
  • 1.2
    Combustion Thermodynamics
    • 1.2.1
      Enthalpy of Reaction
    • 1.2.2
      Flame Temperature
    • 1.2.3
      Chemical Equilibrium
  • 1.3
    Chemical Kinetics
    • 1.3.1
      Combustion Chemical Reactions
    • 1.3.2
      Kinetic Rate Equations
    • 1.3.3
      Chemical Time Scales and Nonequilibrium Effects
    • 1.3.4
      Kinetics Simplification and Reduction
      • 1.3.4.1
        Rate-Controlled Constrained-Equilibrium (RCCE) Method
  • 1.4
    Laminar Premixed Flames
    • 1.4.1
      Governing Equations
    • 1.4.2
      Experimental Approach
      • 1.4.2.1
        Laminar Burning Speed Measurement Techniques
  • 1.5
    Diffusion Flames
  • 1.6
    Conclusions

Keywords:

  • Enthalpy of reaction;
  • flame temperature;
  • chemical equilibrium;
  • chemical kinetics;
  • principle of detailed balancing;
  • kinetic simplification;
  • rate-controlled constrained-equilibrium;
  • laminar premixed flames;
  • diffusion flames;
  • droplet combustion