Advanced Combustion Theory and Modeling (MECH 658)

 

Week Date(s) Text Topics Files
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Jan. 22,24 No class.  
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Jan. 29, 31 Ch. 4   Transport Phenomena. Calculation of Diffusion Coefficients from Chapman Enskog Theory

notes01.doc

ex1-2.xls

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Feb. 5, 7 Ch. 5     Conservation Equations notes02.doc
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Feb. 12, 14 Ch. 5 Conservation Equations  
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Feb. 19, 21 Ch. 5 Conservation Equations  
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Feb. 26, 28 Ch. 6   Laminar Non-Premixed Flames. Reaction Sheet Formulation, Burke-Schumann Flame notes03.doc
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Mar. 5, 7 Ch. 6 Droplet Vaporization and Combustion  
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Mar. 12, 14

Ch. 6

Counterflow Flames; CHEMKIN modeling of counterflow flames.

 
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Mar. 18-22   Spring Break  
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Mar. 26, 28

CH. 7

Premixed Laminar Flames. Frank-Kamenetskii Solution.  
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Apr. 2, 4
Ch. 7 Premixed Laminar Flames. Asymptotic Analysis  
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Apr. 9,11

Ch. 7

Experimental Flame Speed Measurements; CHEMKIN Modeling of Premixed Laminar Flames;

notes04.doc

microgravity droplet combustion

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Apr. 16, 18 Ch. 8 Limit Phenomena. Ignition in Uniform Mixtures  
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Apr. 23, 25 Ch. 8   Limit Phenomena. Steady state criticality analysis  
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Apr. 30, May 2

Ch. 8

Limit Phenomena. Premixed flame extinction.  
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May 7, 9 Ch. 13 Combustion in Two-Phase Flows. Droplet and particle combustion.  
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May 13-17   Final Exams  

 

home and objectives
course outline and notes
homework assignments
chemkin 4.1
combustion links
combustion research
rules and grading

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