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


Active: Combustion Chemistry of Algae-Derived BiofuelsEngine Emissions from Algal Methyl EstersHCCI Performance of Alcohol/Alkyl Ester BlendsLocomotive Diesel EmissionsRapid Compression MachineMethy Ester Droplet Combustion1.1 Second Drop Tower for Microgravity Combustion ExperimentsBiodiesel Chemical Kinetics•Advanced Two-Stroke Engine Development•Laser Diagnostics for Clean Cookstoves

Archive: Microgravity Droplet Combustion ExperimentsResults from STS-94 Space Shuttle Mission Multi-Component Droplet Combustion ModelingEdge FlamesHeavy Duty Diesel Engine Emissions

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
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