Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Combustion

Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Combustion

by David. Hucknall

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ISBN-13: 9789401086493
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/13/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1985
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1 Historical background.- 1.1 Early hypotheses.- 1.2 Studies of hydrocarbon combustion, 1930s to mid-1950s.- 1.3 Summary and conclusions.- 1.4 References.- 2 Analytical—phenomenological studies of overall hydrocarbon combustion.- 2.1 Introduction.- 2.2 Alkanes.- 2.3 Alkenes.- 2.4 Cycloalkanes and aromatic compounds.- 2.5 References.- 3 Study of elementary reactions involved in hydrocarbon combustion.- 3.1 Conventional indirect methods.- 3.2 Specialized indirect techniques.- 3.3 Direct methods involving production and monitoring of specific atoms or radicals.- 3.4 References.- 4 Some elementary species (other than those containing carbon) involved in combustion.- 4.1 Introduction.- 4.2 Hydroxyl (OH) radicals.- 4.3 Hydroperoxy (HO2) radicals.- 4.4 Oxygen (O) atoms.- 4.5 Hydrogen (H) atoms.- 4.6 References.- 5 Elementary carbon-containing species in combustion.- 5.1 Alkyl radicals.- 5.2 Alkylperoxy radicals.- 5.3 Alkoxy radicals.- 5.4 Acyl and acylperoxy radicals.- 5.5 Other hydrocarbon radicals.- 5.6 References.- 6 Pyrolytic reactions of hydrocarbons.- 6.1 Introduction.- 6.2 Pyrolysis of alkanes.- 6.3 Pyrolysis of alkenes and dialkenes.- 6.4 Pyrolysis of alkynes.- 6.5 Pyrolysis of cycloalkanes and aromatic compounds.- 6.6 Coke and carbon formation.- 6.7 References.- 7 Prediction of the behaviour of combustion systems: modelling.- 7.1 Introduction.- 7.2 Stoichiometric/semikinetic models.- 7.3 Models based on detailed mechanisms.- 7.4 References.

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