Combustion Theory delves deeper into the science of combustion than most other texts and gives insight into combustions from a molecular and a continuum point of view. The book presents derivations of the basic equations of combustion theory and contains appendices on the background of subjects of thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, fluid dynamics, and transport processes. Diffusion flames, reactions in flows with negligible transport and the theory of pre-mixed flames are treated, as are detonation phenomena, the combustion of solid propellents, and ignition, extinction, and flamibility pehnomena.
Table of Contents
* Summary of Relevant Aspects of Fluid Dynamics and Chemical Kinetics * Rankine-Hugoniot Relations * Diffusion Flames and Droplet Burning * Reactions in Flows with Negligible Molecular Transport * Theory of Laminar Flames * Detonation Phenomena * Combustion of Solid Propellants * Ignition, Extinction, and Flammability Limits * Combustion Instabilities * Theory of Turbulent Flames * Spray Combustion * Flame Attachment and Flame Spread
Forman A Williams