An introduction for postgraduate and undergraduate students to the chemical and physical principles of flame and combustion phenomena. This book should be of interest to undergraduate/postgraduate chemists; chemical engineers; undergraduate/postgraduate mechanical engineers and environmental scientists; and industrial combustion technologists.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Physiocochemical Principles. Flames. Flame Theory and Turbulent Combustion. Detonations. High Temperature and Flame Chemistry. Low Temperature Chemistry. Thermal Ignition. Isothermal Chain Branching and Chain-thermal Interactions. Ignition, Extinction and Oscillatory Phenomena. Aspects of Mixed and Condensed Phase Combustion. Combustion Hazards. Internal Combustion Engines and Fuels. Combustion and the Environment. Answers to Problems. References. Index.