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  • Review of thermodynamics.

  • Chemical kinetics.

  • Mass transfer definitions: Fick's law.

  • Equations of conservation of species mass, momentum, and energy; multi-component diffusion equation.

  • Schvab-Zel'dovich formulation.

  • Rankine-Hugoniot relations.

  • Laminar premixed flames: Flame speed, flammability limits, flame stabilization, ignition and quenching.

  • Laminar diffusion flames: Burke-Schumann problem and droplet burning.

  • Partially premixed flames.

  • Introduction to turbulent flames: premixed and diffusion flames.

  • Solid Propellant Combustion.

  • Spray combustion.

  • Detonations: ZND model.

  • Combustion instabilities.

 

A video course shall consist of 40 or more lectures with 1 hour duration per lecture.

S.No

Topics

No.of Hours

1

Review of Thermodynamics.

3

2

Chemical kinetics.

3

3

Mass transfer definitions: Fick's law.

2

4

Equations of conservation of species mass, momentum and energy.

Multi-component diffusion equation.

3

5

Schvab-Zel'dovich formulation.

3

6

Rankine-Hugoniot relations.

4

7

Laminar premixed flames:

Flame speed.

Flammability limits.

Flame stabilization.

Ignition and quenching.

 

4

1

1

2

8

Laminar diffusion flames:

Burke-Schumann problem.

Droplet Burning.

 

3

3

9

Partially premixed flames.

1

10

Introduction to turbulent premixed and diffusion flames.

2

11

Solid propellant combustion.

2

12

Spray combustion.

2

13

Detonation: ZND model.

2

14

Combustion instabilities.

1

 

  1. Fluid Mechanics.


  1. K. K. Kuo, Principles of Combustion, Second Edition.


  1. W. C. Strahle, Introduction to Combustion.

  2. H. S. Mukunda, Understanding Combustion.



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