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Combustion, Flames and Explosions of Gases

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Published: June 1987

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-446751-4


  • Chemistry and Kinetics of the Reactions between Gaseous Fuel and Oxidants. Theoretical Foundations. The Reaction between Hydrogen and Oxygen. The Reaction between Carbon Monoxide and Oxygen. The Reaction between Hydrocarbons and Oxygen. Flame Propagation. Combustion Waves in Laminar Flow. Combustion Waves in Turbulent Flow. Air Entrainment and Burning of Jets and Fuel Gases. Detonation Waves in Gases. Emission Spectra, Ionization, and Electric Field Effects in Flames. Methods of Flame Photography and Pressure Recording. State of the Burned Gas Temperature, Pressure, and Volume of the Burned Gas. Temperature and Radiation of the Burned Gas. Technical Combustion Processes Industrial Heating. Internal Combustion Engines. Appendixes. Data for Thermochemical Calculations. Reaction Rate Coefficients. Limits of Flammability. Flame Temperatures.


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