Combustion – I. Glassman, R. Yetter – 4ta Edición


Combustion , a topic generally taught at the upper undergraduate and graduate level in most mechanical programs, and many programs, is the study of rapid and mass transfer usually through the common of flame oxidation.

It covers the and chemistry of this process and the engineering applications—from the generation of power such as the internal combustion automobile engine to the gas engine. Renewed concerns about energy efficiency and fuel costs, along with continued concerns over toxic and particulate emissions have kept the interest in this vital area of engineering high and brought about new developments in both fundamental of flame and combustion physics as well as new technologies for flame and fuel .

Table of Content

Chapter 1: Chemical Thermodynamics and Flame Temperatures Chapter
2: Chemical Kinetics Chapter
3: Explosive and General Oxidative Characteristics of Fuels Chapter
4: Flame Phenomena in Premixed Combustible Gases Chapter
5: Detonation Chapter
6: Diffusion Flames Chapter
7: Ignition Chapter
8: Environmental Combustion Considerations Chapter
9: Combustion of Nonvolatile Fuels Chapter
10: New Concepts and Technologies Appendices

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