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Comprehensive Modeling of Turbulent Flames With the Coherent Flame-Sheet Model—Part II: High-Momentum Reactive Jets

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Z. Beeri, C. A. Blunsdon, W. M. G. Malalasekera, J. C. Dent

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Loughborough University of Technology, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, U.K.

J. Energy Resour. Technol 118(1), 72-76 (Mar 01, 1996) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2792696 History: Received December 14, 1994; Revised December 04, 1995; Online December 05, 2007

Abstract

This paper describes the application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to the prediction of the characteristics of high-momentum vertical and horizontal flames in ambient air flows. The KIVA-II code has been modified by extending the range of boundary conditions and by the addition of the following: a version of the coherent flame-sheet model, Tesner’s soot generation and Magnussen’s soot oxidation model, and an implementation of the discrete transfer radiation model. To assess the accuracy of the complete model for prediction purposes, results are compared with experimental data. Predictions of temperature and flame profiles are in good agreement with data while predictions of radiative heat transfer are not entirely satisfactory.

Copyright © 1996 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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