publication . Article . 1986

The Limits of Flame Propagation Within Homogeneous Streams of Fuel and Air

Ghazi A. Karim; I. Wierzba; B. Soriano;
  • Published: 01 Jun 1986 Journal: Journal of Energy Resources Technology, volume 108, pages 183-187 (issn: 0195-0738, eissn: 1528-8994, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ASME International
Abstract
Information about the limits of flame propagation within streams of homogeneous gaseous fuel-air mixtures at atmospheric pressure is presented for both low velocity streams, in the presence of pilot jet flame ignition, as well as for high velocity streams when ignited by an electric spark of adequate and constant energy. In addition to methane, representing natural gas, other gaseous fuels were considered that included hydrogen and propane. The roles of the presence of varying concentration of the diluent gases, nitrogen and carbon dioxide, with the methane and changes in the intensity of turbulence were also investigated.
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free text keywords: Geochemistry and Petrology, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering and Power Technology, Fuel Technology, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Premixed flame, Methane, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Atmospheric pressure, Combustion, Fuel gas, Mechanics, Natural gas, business.industry, business, Waste management, Ignition system, law.invention, law, Environmental science, Jet (fluid)
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