The Modes of Gaseous Combustion

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Author: Nickolai M. Rubtsov

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319259334

Category: Science

Page: 297

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This book provides an analysis of contemporary problems in combustion science, namely flame propagation, detonation and heterophaseous combustion based on the works of the author. The current problems in the area of gas combustion, as well as the methods allowing to calculate and estimate limiting conditions of ignition, and flame propagation on the basis of experimental results are considered. The book focuses on the virtually inaccessible works of Russian authors and will be useful for experienced students and qualified scientists in the area of experimental studies of combustion processes.

Ignition and Wave Processes in Combustion of Solids

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Author: Nickolai M. Rubtsov,Boris S. Seplyarskii,Michail I. Alymov

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319565087

Category: Science

Page: 253

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This book focuses on the application of classical combustion theory to ignition and flame propagation in solid-solid and gas-solid systems. It presents experimental investigations in the areas of local ignition, filtration combustion, self-propagating high temperature synthesis and nanopowders protection. The authors highlight analytical formulas used in different areas of combustion in solids and propose an approach based on classical combustion theory. The book attempts to analyze the basic approaches to understanding of solid-solid and solid - gas combustion presented in contemporary literature in a unified approach based on classical combustion theory.

Wärmeübertragung durch Strahlung

Teil 3 Strahlungsübergang in absorbierenden, emittierenden und streuenden Medien

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Author: Robert Siegel,Joachim Lohrengel,John R. Howell

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642847110

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 347

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Combustion and Gasification in Fluidized Beds

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Author: Prabir Basu

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420005154

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

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Besides being one of the best Clean Coal Technologies, fluidized beds are also proving to be the most practical option for biomass conversion. Although the technology is well established, the field lacks a comprehensive guide to the design and operating principles of fluidized bed boilers and gasifiers. With more than 30 years of research and industrial experience, Prabir Basu answers this pressing need with Combustion and Gasification in Fluidized Beds. This book is a versatile resource that explains how fluidized bed equipment works and how to use the basic principles of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics in design while providing insight into planning new projects, troubleshooting existing equipment, and appreciating the capabilities and limitations of the process. From hydrodynamics to construction and maintenance, the author covers all of the essential information needed to understand, design, operate, and maintain a complete fluidized bed system. It is a must for clean coal technology as well as for biomass power generation. Beginning with a general introduction to fossil or biofuel conversion choices, the book surveys hydrodynamics, fundamentals of gasification, combustion of solid fuels, pollution aspects including climate change mitigation, heat transfer in fluidized beds, the design and operation of bubbling and circulating fluidized bed boilers, and various supporting components such as distributor grates, feeding systems, and gas-solid separators.

Challenges of Power Engineering and Environment

Proceedings of the International Conference on Power Engineering 2007

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Author: Ke-fa Cen,Yong Chi,Jianhua Yan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540766940

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1420

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This book is the proceedings of the International Conference on Power Engineering-2007. The fields of this book include power engineering and relevant environmental issues. The recent technological advances in power engineering and related areas are introduced. This book is valuable for researchers, engineers and students majoring in power engineering.

Flow, Mixing and Heat Transfer in Furnaces

The Science & Applications of Heat and Mass Transfer Reports, Reviews & Computer Programs

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Author: K. H. Khalil

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483188388

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

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HMT: The Science & Application of Heat and Mass Transfer: Reports, Reviews & Computer Programs, Volume 2: Flow, Mixing and Heat Transfer in Furnaces is a collection of papers from the First Conference on Mechanical Power Engineering. The title presents experimental and theoretical research in the field of flow, mixing, and heat transfer in furnaces. The experimental papers in the selection include the effect of the exit section geometry and furnace length on mixing in a cold model industrial furnace, as well as the effect of some parameters on the characteristics of heat liberated along a cylindrical reversed flow furnace. The theoretical papers tackle topics such as study of mixing of two coaxial swirling jets in a cold model furnace and numerical computations of turbulent swirling flames in axisymmetric combustors. The book will be of great use to students, researchers, and practitioners of mechanical engineering.

Computational Science - ICCS 2002

International Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 21-24, 2002. Proceedings

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Author: Peter M.A. Sloot,C.J. Kenneth Tan,Jack J. Dongarra,Alfons G. Hoekstra

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540435913

Category: Computers

Page: 1097

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Computational Science is the scienti?c discipline that aims at the development and understanding of new computational methods and techniques to model and simulate complex systems. The area of application includes natural systems – such as biology, envir- mental and geo-sciences, physics, and chemistry – and synthetic systems such as electronics and ?nancial and economic systems. The discipline is a bridge b- ween ‘classical’ computer science – logic, complexity, architecture, algorithms – mathematics, and the use of computers in the aforementioned areas. The relevance for society stems from the numerous challenges that exist in the various science and engineering disciplines, which can be tackled by advances made in this ?eld. For instance new models and methods to study environmental issues like the quality of air, water, and soil, and weather and climate predictions through simulations, as well as the simulation-supported development of cars, airplanes, and medical and transport systems etc. Paraphrasing R. Kenway (R.D. Kenway, Contemporary Physics. 1994): ‘There is an important message to scientists, politicians, and industrialists: in the future science, the best industrial design and manufacture, the greatest medical progress, and the most accurate environmental monitoring and forecasting will be done by countries that most rapidly exploit the full potential ofcomputational science’. Nowadays we have access to high-end computer architectures and a large range of computing environments, mainly as a consequence of the enormous s- mulus from the various international programs on advanced computing, e.g.

Shock Wave Science and Technology Reference Library, Vol.4

Heterogeneous Detonation

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Author: F. Zhang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540884475

Category: Science

Page: 394

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The fourth of several volumes on solids in this series, the six extensive chapters here are more specifically concerned with detonation and shock compression waves in reactive heterogeneous media, including mixtures of solid, liquid and gas phases.

Propulsion Re-Entry Physics

Proceedings

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Author: Michał Lunc,P. Contensou,G. N. Duboshin

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483184323

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 592

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Propulsion Re-Entry Physics deals with the physics of propulsion re-entry and covers topics ranging from inductive magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) propulsion systems to launch systems and orbiting maneuvering systems. Problems of re-entry aerodynamics are considered, along with interaction problems in hypersonic fluid dynamics. Comprised of 31 chapters, this volume begins with a detailed account of the quasi-steady adiabatic vaporization and subsequent exothermic decomposition of a pure monopropellant spherical droplet in the absence of free and forced convection. The discussion then turns to results of calculations on MPD machines working in the intermittent and in the continuous mode; inductive plasma accelerators with electromagnetic standing waves; and spherical rocket motors for space and upper stage propulsion. Subsequent chapters focus on pulsed plasma satellite control systems; drag and stability of various Mars entry configurations; hypersonic laminar boundary layers around slender bodies; and effects of an entry probe gas envelope on experiments concerning planetary atmospheres. This book will appeal to students, practitioners, and research workers interested in propulsion re-entry and the accompanying physics.

Combustion and Heat Transfer in Gas Turbine Systems

Proceedings of an International Propulsion Symposium Held at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield, April 1969

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Author: E. R. Norster

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483151794

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

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Combustion and Heat Transfer in Gas Turbine Systems is a compilation of papers from the Proceedings of an International Propulsion Symposium held at the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield in April 1969. This compilation deals with research done by academic and scientific institutions and of industrial organizations, with some research papers covering atomization, fuels, and high-temperature materials. One paper describes the combustion system of the Concorde engine used in commercial flights, temperature of metal parts, and some design modifications to increase the mechanical life of the combustion system. Another paper discusses the evolution of the RB 162 combustion system that is used in the vertical takeoff and landing aircrafts. The RB 162 has many design features of the earlier single reversal chamber and differs in only one or two points. The book then notes the necessity of a plenum chamber burning to further development of supersonic engines and flight. One paper also proposes an alternative theory to the traditional ignition theory of altitude relighting such as those developed by Lewis and von Elbe. Another paper reposts on some observations made of the atomizing characteristics of air-blast atomizers and proposes simple changes to improve the performance of the atomizer by prefilming and allowing air to both sides of the fuel. This compilation will prove very helpful for aeronautical engineers, aviation designers, physicists, students of engineering, and readers who are interested in the design and development of jet engines and supersonic aircrafts.

Heat Transfer Enhancement of Heat Exchangers

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Author: Sadik Kakaç,Arthur E. Bergles,F. Mayinger,Hafit Yüncü

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792356370

Category: Science

Page: 676

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Heat transfer enhancement in single-phase and two-phase flow heat exchangers in important in such industrial applications as power generating plant, process and chemical industry, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, and the cooling of electronic equipment. Energy savings are of primary importance in the design of such systems, leading to more efficient, environmentally friendly devices. This book provides invaluable information for such purposes.

Tropical Fire Ecology

Climate Change, Land Use and Ecosystem Dynamics

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Author: Mark Cochrane

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540773819

Category: Science

Page: 682

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The tropics are home to most of the world’s biodiversity and are currently the frontier for human settlement. Tropical ecosystems are being converted to agricultural and other land uses at unprecedented rates. Land conversion and maintenance almost always rely on fire and, because of this, fire is now more prevalent in the tropics than anywhere else on Earth. Despite pervasive fire, human settlement and threatened biodiversity, there is little comprehensive information available on fire and its effects in tropical ecosystems. Tropical deforestation, especially in rainforests, has been widely documented for many years. Forests are cut down and allowed to dry before being burned to remove biomass and release nutrients to grow crops. However, fires do not always stop at the borders of cleared forests. Tremendously damaging fires are increasingly spreading into forests that were never evolutionarily prepared for wild fires. The largest fires on the planet in recent decades have occurred in tropical forests and burned millions of hectares in several countries. The numerous ecosystems of the tropics have differing levels of fire resistance, resilience or dependence. At present, there is little appreciation of the seriousness of the wild fire situation in tropical rainforests but there is even less understanding of the role that fire plays in the ecology of many fire adapted tropical ecosystems, such as savannas, grasslands and other forest types.

Mechanics of Turbulence of Multicomponent Gases

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Author: Mikhail Ya. Marov,Aleksander V. Kolesnichenko

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402001037

Category: Science

Page: 382

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Space exploration and advanced astronomy have dramatically expanded our knowledge of outer space and made it possible to study the indepth mechanisms underlying various natural phenomena caused by complex interaction of physical-chemical and dynamical processes in the universe. Huge breakthroughs in astrophysics and the planetary s- ences have led to increasingly complicated models of such media as giant molecular clouds giving birth to stars, protoplanetary accretion disks associated with the solar system’s formation, planetary atmospheres and circumplanetary space. The creation of these models was promoted by the development of basic approaches in modern - chanics and physics paralleled by the great advancement in the computer sciences. As a result, numerous multidimensional non-stationary problems involving the analysis of evolutionary processes can be investigated using wide-range numerical experiments. Turbulence belongs to the most widespread and, at the same time, the most complicated natural phenomena, related to the origin and development of organized structures (- dies of different scale) at a definite flow regime of fluids in essentially non-linear - drodynamic systems. This is also one of the most complex and intriguing sections of the mechanics of fluids. The direct numerical modeling of turbulent flows encounters large mathematical difficulties, while the development of a general turbulence theory is hardly possible because of the complexity of interacting coherent structures. Three-dimensional non-steady motions arise in such a system under loss of la- nar flow stability defined by the critical value of the Reynolds number.

Heat and Mass Transfer

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Author: Hans Dieter Baehr,Karl Stephan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540295273

Category: Science

Page: 688

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This book provides a solid foundation in the principles of heat and mass transfer and shows how to solve problems by applying modern methods. The basic theory is developed systematically, exploring in detail the solution methods to all important problems. The revised second edition incorporates state-of-the-art findings on heat and mass transfer correlations. The book will be useful not only to upper- and graduate-level students, but also to practicing scientists and engineers. Many worked-out examples and numerous exercises with their solutions will facilitate learning and understanding, and an appendix includes data on key properties of important substances.

Combustion of Two-Phase Reactive Media

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Author: L. P. Yarin,G. Hetsroni,A. Mosyak

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540403395

Category: Science

Page: 558

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Combustion of Two-Phase Reactive Media addresses the complex phenomena involved in the burning of solid and liquid fuels. In fact, the multiplicity of phenomena characteristic of combustion of two-phase media determine the contents. The three parts deal with: the dynamics of a single particle; combustion wave propagation in two-phase reactive media; and thermal regimes of combustion reactors. The book generalizes the results of numerous investigations into the ignition and combustion of solid particles, droplets and bubbles, combustion wave propagation in heterogeneous reactive media, the stability of combustion of two-phase media, as well as the thermal regimes of high-temperature combustion reactors. It merges findings from the authors’ investigations into problems of two-phase flows and material from graduate-level courses they teach at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Advanced Computational Methods and Experiments in Heat Transfer XII

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Author: B. Sundén,C.A. Brebbia,D. Poljak

Publisher: WIT Press

ISBN: 1845646029

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 376

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Containing papers presented at the twelfth in a series of successful international conferences on Advanced Computational Methods and Experiments in Heat Transfer, this book covers the latest developments in this important field. Heat Transfer plays a major role in emerging application fields such as sustainable development and the reduction of greenhouse gases, as well as micro- and nano-scale structures and bio-engineering. Typical applications include heat exchangers, gas turbine cooling, turbulent combustion and fires, electronics cooling, melting and solidification. The nature of heat transfer problems is complex, involving many different simultaneously occurring mechanisms (e.g., heat conduction, convection, turbulence, thermal radiation. phase change). Their complexity makes it imperative that we develop reliable and accurate computational methods to replace or complement expensive and time-consuming experimental trial and error work. Tremendous advances have been achieved during recent years due to improved numerical solutions of non-linear partial differential equations and more powerful computers capable of performing efficient and rapid calculations. Nevertheless, to further progress, it will also be necessary to develop theoretical and predictive computational procedures--both basic and innovative--and in applied research. Accurate experimental investigations are needed to validate the numerical calculations. The book includes such topics as: Heat Transfer in Energy Producing Devices; Heat Transfer Enhancement; Heat Transfer Problems; Natural and Forced Convection and Radiation; Multiphase Flow Heat Transfer; Modelling and Experiments.

Advanced Computational Methods and Experiments in Heat Transfer XI

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Author: Bengt Sundén,Ülo Mander,C. A. Brebbia

Publisher: WIT Press

ISBN: 184564462X

Category: Computers

Page: 326

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.".. Eleventh International Conference on Advanced Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements in Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer held in Tallinn, Estonia in 2010"--Pref.

Advanced Computational Methods and Experiments in Heat Transfer X

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Author: Bengt Sundén,C. A. Brebbia

Publisher: WIT Press

ISBN: 1845641221

Category: Computers

Page: 240

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In engineering design and development, reliable and accurate computational methods are requested to replace or complement expensive and time consuming experimental trial and error work. Tremendous advancements have been achieved during recent years due to improved numerical solutions of non-linear partial differential equations and computer developments to achieve efficient and rapid calculations. Nevertheless, to further progress in computational methods will require developments in theoretical and predictive procedures – both basic and innovative – and in applied research. Accurate experimental investigations are needed to validate the numerical calculations. This book contains the edited versions of the papers presented at the Tenth International Conference on Advanced Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements in Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer held in Maribor, Slovenia in July 2008. The objective of this conference series is to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of advanced topics, new approaches and application of advanced computational methods and experimental measurements to heat and mass transfer problems. The contributed papers are grouped in the following appropriate sections to provide better access for readers: Natural and forced convection; Heat exchangers; Advances in computational methods; Heat recovery; Heat transfer; Modelling and experiments.