Effects of variable specific heats on markstein lengths and flamefront stability

Fujia Wu, John K. Bechtold, Chung K. Law

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Abstract

We develop a variable-property, hydrodynamic theory for freely propagating premixed flames that allows for differing, temperature dependent, specific heats of fuel and product. The influence of this effect on the Markstein number and planar flame stability is explicitly determined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute 2011
PublisherCombustion Institute
Pages424-431
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781622761258
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
EventFall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute 2011 - Storrs, United States
Duration: Oct 9 2011Oct 12 2011

Publication series

NameFall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute 2011

Other

OtherFall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute 2011
CountryUnited States
CityStorrs
Period10/9/1110/12/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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    Wu, F., Bechtold, J. K., & Law, C. K. (2011). Effects of variable specific heats on markstein lengths and flamefront stability. In Fall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute 2011 (pp. 424-431). (Fall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute 2011). Combustion Institute.