An Introduction to Turbulent Reacting Flows

An Introduction to Turbulent Reacting Flows

By: Epaminondas Mastorakos (author), Stewart R. Cant (author)Hardback

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This book provides physical intuition and key entries to the ever-growing body of literature on turbulent reacting flows. It is of a tutorial nature and includes some historical perspective of the theories developed over the past 30 years. A selection of basic and advanced materials is used to build the necessary background and emphasize some of the main concepts that the student or newcomer to the field of turbulent reacting flows should know, thus facilitating further study of specialized research papers and research monographs. A range of exercises is also provided in order to consolidate the student's understanding.

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Introduction: Motivation, Audience, Governing Equations, Main Closure Problem; Turbulence and Mixing: Molecular Mixing, Reaction-Diffusion Problems, Random Walks, Turbulent Scales, Averaged Equations, Modeling; Turbulent Transport, Scalar Mixing, Scalar Dissipation; Methods for Flows with Non-Premixed Reactants: Moment Methods, the Mixture Fraction, Flamelet Theory, Conditional Moment Closure, the PDF Method Applications; Methods for Flows with Premixed Reactants: Laminar Flamelet Modelling, the Bray-Moss-Libby Formulation, the G-Equation, Flame Surface Density, Applications; Numerical Methods for Reacting Flows: Density Change, Unsteady Flames, Boundedness of Scalars, Stiffness, Special Features; Experimental Methods for Reacting Flows: Resolution, Uncertainties, Probes, Laser-Based Techniques.

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  • publication date: 30/06/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781860947780
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781860947780
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 1860947786

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