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Whirling flames for fuel economy and low NOx combustion

Khalid M., Saqr and Mohd. Sies, Mohsin and H., Ujir and Mazlan, Abdul Wahid and D. J., Sheriff (2010) Whirling flames for fuel economy and low NOx combustion. In: 10th Asian International Conference On Fluid Machinery, 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

We present the results of a numerical and experimental investigations of turbulent whirling (i.e. vortex) gaseous flames in an asymmetric cylinder. The flame was found to be stable near the lean flammability limit of methane, which suggests enhanced fuel economy. The flame was also found to have lower rates of NOx compared to other flame configurations at similar equivalence ratio.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:flame dynamics, swirling combustion, turbulence combustion interaction, Vortex flames, whirling flames
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:27969
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:29 Aug 2012 09:27
Last Modified:13 Aug 2017 08:20

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