Advances in Combustion Science: In Honor of Ya. B. by W. Sirignano, A. Merzhanov, L. De Luca

By W. Sirignano, A. Merzhanov, L. De Luca

Authored by way of one of the most prestigious overseas researchers, this ebook includes 21 papers that tackle 5 basic catagories of combustion technological know-how: flame conception, heterogeneous combustion, unsteady and mobile combustion, turbulent combustion, and explosions and detonations. The e-book is devoted to Yakov B. Zel'dovich, an eminent researcher recognized for his theoretical works on combustion and detonation, who served because the first Chairman of the medical Council of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. the 1st 5 papers provide a viewpoint of the advancements in flame idea, and the severe function that Zel'dovich performed in them. the second one part examines the problems of heterogeneous combustion and the new advances within the box. The 3rd part addresses fabric facing unsteady mobile combustion, and the fourth investigates turbulent combustion. the ultimate part treats the topic of detonations and explosions.

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1, 1992, pp. 47-73. 49 Egolfopoulos, F. , and Law, C. , "Laminar Flame Speeds of Methane-Air Mixtures Under Reduced and Elevated Pressures," Combustion and Flame, Vol. 76, No. 3-4, 1989, pp. 375-391. , "The Asymptotic Structure of Premixed Methanol-Air Flames," Combustion and Flame, Vol. 91, No. 3-4, 1992, pp. 382-398. , and Williams, F. , "Asymptotic Analysis of Stoichiometric and Lean Hydrogen-Air Flames," Combustion and Flame, Vol. 96, No. 4, 1994, pp. 407427. 52 Li, S. , and Williams, F. , "Nitramine Deflagration: A Reduced Chemical Mechanism for the Primary Flame Facilitating Simplified Asymptotic Analysis," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol.

Pittsburgh, PA, 1992, pp. 1-17. 2 Zel'dovich, Ya. , and Frank-Kamenetskii, D. , "A Theory of Thermal Flame Propagation," Zhurnal Fizicheskoi Khimii, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1938, pp. 100-105. 3 Zel'dovich, Ya. , "Structure and Stability of Steady Laminar Flame at Moderately Large Reynolds Numbers," Combustion and Flame, Vol. 40, No. 3, 1981, pp. 225-234. 4 Zel'dovich, Ya. , "Oxidation of Nitrogen in Combustion and Explosions," Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, Vol. 51, No. 3, 1946, pp. 213-216. 5 Zel'dovich, Ya.

33'34 Depending on the situation, a corner may enhance ignition by reducing the rate of heat loss by conduction or delay it by reducing reactant penetration and increasing external heat-loss rates. Progress has now been made in sorting out these differences by identifying proper zones and stages in ignition events. Continuing advancement in increasing understanding of ignition phenomena, along these lines, may be anticipated. The other aspect of ignition theory that has experienced recent growth is in taking realistic chemistry into account through approximations employing reduced mechanisms.

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