Combustion Book by Irvin Gassman and Richard A. Yetter


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Book Title : Combustion
Author(s)  : Irvin Gassman and Richard A.
Yetter
Publisher   : Elsevier
Edition      : Fourth
Pages        : 794
PDF Size  : 4.5Mb

Book Description:
Combustion Engineering, a topic generally taught at the upper
undergraduate and graduate level in most of the universities
for mechanical engineering, automobile engineering
disciplines, combustion is the study of rapid energy and mass
transfer usually through the common physical phenomena of
flame oxidation. Combustion book by the authors Irvin
Gassman and Richard A. Yetter covers the physics and
chemistry of this process and the engineering applications
from the generation of power such as the internal combustion
automobile engine to the gas turbine 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 knowledge of flame
and combustion physics as well as new technologies for flame
and fuel control.

Table of Contents:
Prologue
Preface
CHAPTER 1. Chemical thermodynamics and flame temperature
CHAPTER 2. Chemical Kinetics
CHAPTER 3. Explosive and general
oxidation Characteristics of fuels
CHAPTER 4. Flame phenomenon in premixed combustible gases
CHAPTER 5. Detonation
CHAPTER 6. Diffusion flames
CHAPTER 7. Ignition
CHAPTER 8. Environmental combustion considerations
CHAPTER 9. Combustion of nonvolatile fluids
APPENDIX A. Thermodynamics data and conversion factors
APPENDIX B. Adiabatic flame temperature of hydro carbons
APPENDIX C. Specific reaction rate constants
APPENDIX D. Bond dissociation energy of hydrocarbons
APPENDIX E. Flammability limit in air
APPENDIX F. Laminar flame speeds
APPENDIX G. Spontaneous ignition temperature data
APPENDIX H. Minimum spark ignition energies and quenching
distances
APPENDIX I. Programs for combustion kinetics
Author Index
Subject Index

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