Combustion Fundamentals. Energy Sources. Some related thermodynamic fundamentals. Combustion stoichiometry and thermochemical calculations. Chemical kinetics and equilibrium. Transport phenomena, and modeling. Pollutants formation and oxidation kinetics. Pollutant emissions reduction techniques.
Laminar Premixed Flames. Theory and kinetics of laminar premixed flames. Generalization of flame characteristics. High hydrocarbon fuels-air flames. Effect of fuel type and additives on emissions
and flame characteristics. Porous burners.
Turbulent Premixed and Diffusion Flames.
Characteristics of diffusion flames. Turbulent burning. Turbulence models. Interaction between turbulence and chemical kinetics.
Characteristics of Turbulent Confined Diffusion Flames. Mixing and flow fields of jets. Swirling flows in combustion systems. Flow and mixing in cold models. Characteristics of confined flames.
Combustion, Heat Transfer, and
Emission in Boilers and Furnaces. Steam boilers. Tangentially-fired furnaces (TFFs). Fluidized-bed furnaces (FBFs).