Soot and Mixture Fraction in Turbulent Diffusion Flames

J. H. Kent, D. Honnery

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Soot volume fraction measurements are made in turbulent ethylene diffusion flames and are compared with predictions. The theoretical model is based on mixture fraction distributions in the flame and measured soot volume fractions are correlated against predicted mixture fraction. The results show that in the lower parts of the flame this formulation is not adequate. However, the maximum soot concentrations further up the flame are less dependent on residence time and a mixture fraction approach may be useful here.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-398
Number of pages16
JournalCombustion Science and Technology
Issue number1-6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 1987
Externally publishedYes

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