Combustion, Flames and Explosions of Gases

3rd Edition

Authors: Bernard Lewis Guenther von Elbe
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124467514
eBook ISBN: 9780323138024
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 4th June 1987
Page Count: 731
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Combustion, Flames and Explosions of Gases, Third Edition provides the chemist, physicist, and engineer with the scientific basis for understanding combustion phenomena.

Table of Contents

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.

Details

No. of pages:
731
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1987
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323138024
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124467514

About the Author

Bernard Lewis

Affiliations and Expertise

Combustion and Explosives Research, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Guenther von Elbe

Affiliations and Expertise

Combustion and Explosives Research, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Combustion, Flames and Explosions of Gases, Third Edition provides the chemist, physicist, and engineer with the scientific basis for understanding combustion phenomena.