Thermodynamics of Combustion: Properties of mixtures - Combustion stoichiometry
- Heat of reaction and formation - adiabatic flame temperature - chemical equilibrium.
Chemical Kinetics: Elementary reactions: Rate of reactions and their functional
dependence - chain reactions, Pre-Ignition kinetics, Global reactions, Nitrogen Oxide
kinetics, Soot kinetics.
Combustion of gaseous and vaporized fuels: Laminar premixed flames - laminar
flame theory - Turbulent premixed flames - Mechanism of flame stabilization -
Explosion limits - Mechanism of flame quenching - Flammability and ignition - diffusion
flames - flame propagation - Gaseous combustion system.
Combustion of liquid fuels: Spray formation - size distribution - fuel injectors, spray
dynamics - vapourisation of single droplets - spray combustion system.
Combustion of solid fuels: Solid fuel combustion mechanism - Drying of solid fuels
- Devolitilisation of solid fuels - Fuel-bed combustion – suspension burning - fluidized