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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines: Flow, heat transfer, and combustion

Laminar Burning Velocity of Methane–Air–Diluent Mixtures

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M. Elia, M. Ulinski, M. Metghalchi

Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(1), 190-196 (Jun 23, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1339984 History: Received June 15, 2000; Revised June 23, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Schematic of the experimental setup
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Schematic of the combustion vessel
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Pressure as a function of time for the combustion of stoichiometric methane–air with Pi=1 atm and Ti=298 K
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Normalized displacement thickness (δ/R) as a function of normalized flame radius
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Normalized heat transfer (Q/E) as a function of normalized flame radius
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Flame stretch rate as a function of normalized flame radius for the combustion of stoichiometric methane–air with Pi=1 atm and Ti=298 K
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Laminar burning velocity as a function of equivalence ratio for methane–air mixtures at 1 atm pressure and 298 K
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Comparison of laminar burning velocity as a function of temperature for stoichiometric methane–air at 2 atm pressure
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Comparison of laminar burning velocity as a function of temperature for stoichiometric methane–air mixture at 15 atm pressure
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Comparison of laminar burning velocity as a function of temperature for methane–air at 2 atm pressure and ϕ=0.83
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Comparison of laminar burning velocity as a function of pressure for stoichiometric methane–air at 470 K
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Comparison of laminar burning velocity of methane–air–diluent mixtures as a function of pressure at 350 K and ϕ=1.0
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Comparison of laminar burning velocity of methane–air–diluent as a function of unburned gas temperature at 3.5 atm pressure and ϕ=1.0

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