Experimental studies of flame street in a mesoscale channel

B. Xu, Yiguang Ju

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Abstract

An experimental investigation is carried out to investigate the diffusion and mixing in a confined mesoscale channel. A reactor with a rectangular cross section is built. The reactor consists of two horizontal ceramic plates and two vertical quartz windows, forming a rectangular volume of 240×100×6 mm3. By controlling the flow velocity and wall temperature, a flame street that consists of multiple flamelets inside the mixing layer is identified experimentally for the first time. The formation of flame street is due to the process of diffusion and reignition. The number of flamelets in the mixing layer depends on the wall temperature and the flow velocity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication5th US Combustion Meeting 2007
PublisherCombustion Institute
Pages3725-3728
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781604238112
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Event5th US Combustion Meeting 2007 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Mar 25 2007Mar 28 2007

Publication series

Name5th US Combustion Meeting 2007
Volume6

Other

Other5th US Combustion Meeting 2007
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period3/25/073/28/07

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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    Xu, B., & Ju, Y. (2007). Experimental studies of flame street in a mesoscale channel. In 5th US Combustion Meeting 2007 (pp. 3725-3728). (5th US Combustion Meeting 2007; Vol. 6). Combustion Institute.