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By Ernest S. Starkman (auth.), Ernest S. Starkman (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1468475746

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This choice of notes used to be assembled as a complement and consultant to a five-day brief direction awarded on the college of California at Berkeley, September 22-26, 1969. The scope of material, whereas constrained to combustion as a resource of pollution, whilst is meant to provide the broadest attainable publicity inside of that sector. The spectrum is intentionally large, starting from fundamen­ tals of combustion and combustion reactions via functionality of combustion structures and to felony and administrative keep watch over. members to this compendium and teachers within the topic have been solicited from educational and public organisations. many of the authors are from the statewide collage of California and the California division of Public future health. remarkable people with specific ex­ pertise, from different associations, have been additionally invited to give a contribution. the alternative of teacher in each one case was once dependent upon a wish to col­ lect a cross-section of exceptional contributors, every one hugely certified technically in his box. those notes mirror the liberty which each and every writer was once inspired to keep on with in delivering supplementary fabric for his lecture. the workers of continuous schooling in Engineering, Professor Thomas Hazlett and Daphne Stern, deserve commendation for his or her powerful and profitable dealing with of the innumerable information which have been encountered. Professors Robert Sawyer and Laurence Caretto are herewith gratefully stated for his or her help within the probably uncountable projects ne­ cessary to collect the entity that is represented.

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1965 (Faraday Press, New York). 37. Pyrodynamics, Beginning, Vol. 1, January 1964 (Gordon and Breach, London). 38. Combustion Science and Technology, Vol, 1, 1959 (Gordon and Breach, London), replaces Pyrodynamics. 37 COMBUSTION RATES Robert F. Sawyer Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering University of California, Berkeley INTRODUCTION The equilibrium consideration of combustion, as presented in Chapter 1, leaves many of the critical questions regarding combustion processes unanswered. Primary among these questions is that of the rate of the combustion process.

F. SAWYER 32 techniques similar to those used for the constant pressure case. In a constant volume combustion there is no work done on the surroundings as in the case for the constant pressure combustion. Constant volume combustion adiabatic flame temperatures are therefore higher than the adiabatic flame temperatures for constant pressure combustion. A comparison for the combustion of octane and air is presented in Figure 5. The adiabatic flame temperature is also affected by the initial condition of the reactants, that is, their induction enthalpies.

It is typically the fuel that is the liquid and the oxidizer that is the gas. The gross characteristics of such liquid-gas flames depend strongly upon the dispersion of the liquid in the gas. If the liquid is dispersed into very fine droplets. evaporation may take place completely before combusion and the flame takes on the character of premixed flame. Typically such will occur if the droplet size falls below about 30 microns. If the droplets are about 30 microns and 1000 microns (1 millimeter) in diameter.

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