AME 513, Fall 2012

Principles of Combustion


Paul D. Ronney


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Problem set #1 - Chemical Thermodynamics

Problem set #2 - Chemical Kinetics

Problem set #3 - Premixed flames

Problem set #4 - Nonpremixed flames


.pdf version of all lectures (humongous file, but useful for searches)


Lecture 1 files (Introduction)

Lecture 2 files (Chemical thermodynamics I - 1st Law)

Lecture 3 files (Chemical thermodynamics II - 2nd Law)

Lecture 4 files (Chemical kinetics I - Basic concepts)

Lecture 5 files (Chemical kinetics II - Multistep mechanisms)

Lecture 6 files (Chemical kinetics III - Real fuels)

Lecture 7 files (Conservation equations)

Lecture 8 files (Premixed combustion I - Propagation rates)

Lecture 9 files (Premixed combustion II - Extinction, stability, ignition)

Lecture 10 files (Premixed combustion III - Turbulence effects)

Lecture 11 files (Nonpremixed combustion I – Basic concepts)

Lecture 12 files (Nonpremixed combustion II – Extinction and stability limits)


Other “useful” links

Excel spreadsheet with thermodynamic data for gases commonly associated with combustion processes

Website to download GASEQ chemical thermodynamics program for Windows (written by Dr. Chris Morely)

On-line chemical thermodynamics calculator (from Colorado State University)

On-line chemical kinetics calculator (also from Colorado State University)

On-line transport property calculator (also from Colorado State University)

On-line thermodynamic reference data (from National Institute of Standard and Technology)

PDR's tips for successful analysis and research in general