2.28 Fundamentals and Applications of Combustion


Class Info

Fundamentals and modeling of reacting gas dynamics and combustion using analytical and numerical methods. Conservation equations of reacting flows. Multi-species transport, chemical thermodynamics and chemical kinetics. Non-equilibrium flow. Detonation and reacting boundary layers. Ignition, flammability, and extinction. Premixed and diffusion flames. Combustion instabilities. Supersonic combustion. Turbulent combustion. Liquid and solid burning. Fire, safety, and environmental impact. Applications to power and propulsion.

This class has 2.006, 2.051, and 2.06 as prerequisites.

2.28 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by A. F. Ghoniem.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 5-217.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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