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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Combustion and Fuels

Reaction Mechanisms for Methane Ignition

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S. C. Li, F. A. Williams

Center for Energy and Combustion Research, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0417

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 124(3), 471-480 (Jun 19, 2002) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1377871 History: Received October 01, 1999; Revised October 01, 2000; Online June 19, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Predicted histories of temperature and important species concentrations before ignition with T0=1136 K.p=100 bar and Φ=0.4.
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Comparison of predicted and measured autoignition delays in shock-tube experiments (7)
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Comparison of predicted and measured autoignition delays in shock-tube experiments (5)
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Comparison of measured autoignition delays in shock-tube experiments with the predictions of Eqs. (21) and (22) and with the nine-step mechanism

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