Experimental studies of NO doped Syngas: Ignition at elevated pressures

Ning Wu, Yi Chen Zong, Qiang Yao, C. K. Law

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An experiment system of pressurized counterfiowing flames was built up, which is capable to heat up the inlet gas to 1600 K at different pressures from 0.06 to 1.5 MPa. Experimental studies of the ignition characteristics of H 2/CO mixtures doped by NO were conducted at elevated pressures. It was found that H 2 concentration has a strong impact on ignition temperature of syngas. However, when the syngas is doped by NO, its ignition temperature decreases and turns to have a minimum value at elevated pressures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1271-1273
Number of pages3
JournalKung Cheng Je Wu Li Hsueh Pao/Journal of Engineering Thermophysics
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering


  • Counterflow flame
  • NO
  • Pressurized
  • Syngas ignition


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