The Interaction Between Turbulence and Chemistry in Premixed Turbulent Flames

  • K. N. C. Bray
  • M. Champion
  • Paul A. Libby
Part of the Lecture Notes in Engineering book series (LNENG, volume 40)

Abstract

Recent studies of turbulent premixed combustion by the authors and their coworkers are reviewed with emphasis on two topics, related to the interaction between turbulence and chemistry. The first is the use of conditional averaging techniques to describe terms in the transport equations for Reynolds stress and flux components. Secondly a laminar flamelet description of the mean reaction rate terms is presented. Some problems which remain to be solved are identified.

Keywords

Combustion Convection Enthalpy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. N. C. Bray
    • 1
  • M. Champion
    • 2
  • Paul A. Libby
    • 3
  1. 1.University Engineering DepartmentCambridgeEngland
  2. 2.ENSMA, Université de PoitiersPoitiersFrance
  3. 3.Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering SciencesUniversity of California San DiegoLa JollaUSA

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