MECH 558


Catalog Description: This course presents the concepts of chemically reacting systems (flames) along with many practical applications. Topics include chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, premixed laminar flames, diffusion flames and environmental issues.


 Instructor: Anthony J. Marchese                                     

Office: A103 H Engineering

Lab: Engines and Energy Conversion Lab
Phone: (970) 491-2328

home and objectives

Combustion of Algae-Derived Biofuels

Diesel Emissions - Locomotives

Diesel Emissions - Heavy Duty Vehicles

Rapid Compression Machine

Advanced Two-Stroke Engine Development

Laser Diagnostics for Clean Cookstoves

Biodiesel Chemical Kinetics

Bio Ester Droplet Combustion

1.1 Second Drop Tower for Microgravity Combustion Experiments

Edge Flames

Microgravity Droplet Combustion Experiments  Multi-Component Droplet Combustion Modeling  Results from STS-94 Space Shuttle Mission

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

Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 80523 Phone / 970.491.2328
Contact with questions, problems or comments.
2008 Anthony J. Marchese.