An Introduction to Combustion: Concepts and Applications

Hardcover | January 24, 2011

byStephen Turns

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Introduction to Combustion is the leading combustion textbook for undergraduate and graduate students because of its easy-to-understand analyses of basic combustion concepts and its introduction of a wide variety of practical applications that motivate or relate to the various theoretical concepts. This is a text that is useful for junior/senior undergraduates or graduate students in mechanical engineering and practicing engineers.

The third edition updates and adds topics related to protection of the environment, climate change, and energy use. Additionally, a new chapter is added on fuels due to the continued focus on conservation and energy independence.

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Introduction to Combustion is the leading combustion textbook for undergraduate and graduate students because of its easy-to-understand analyses of basic combustion concepts and its introduction of a wide variety of practical applications that motivate or relate to the various theoretical concepts. This is a text that is useful for ju...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:9 × 6.9 × 1.3 inPublished:January 24, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073380199

ISBN - 13:9780073380193

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Combustion and Thermochemistry

Chapter 3: Introduction to Mass Transfer

Chapter 4: Chemical Kinetics

Chapter 5: Some Important Chemical Mechanisms

Chapter 6: Coupling Chemical and Thermal Analyses of Reacting Systems

Chapter 7: Simplified Conservation Equations for Reacting Flows

Chapter 8: Laminar Premixed Flames

Chapter 9: Laminar Diffusion Flames

Chapter 10: Droplet Evaporation and Burning

Chapter 11: Introduction to Turbulent Flows

Chapter 12: Turbulent Premixed Flames

Chapter 13: Turbulent Nonpremixed Flames

Chapter 14: Burning of Solids

Chapter 15: Emissions

Chapter 16: Detonations

Chapter 17: Fuels

Appendix A: Selected Thermodynamic Properties of Gases Comprising C-H-O-N System

Appendix B: Fuel Properties

Appendix C: Selected Properties of Air, Nitrogen, and Oxygen

Appendix D: Binary Diffusion Coefficients and Methodology for their Estimation

Appendix E: Generalized Newton's Method for the Solution of Nonlinear Equations

Appendix F: Computer Codes for Equilibrium Products of Hydrocarbon-Air Combustion