Combustion – I. Glassman, R. Yetter – 4ta Edición


Engineering, a topic generally taught at the upper undergraduate and graduate level in most mechanical engineering programs, and many chemical engineering programs, is the study of rapid energy and mass usually through the common of flame oxidation.

It covers the physics and chemistry of this and the engineering applications—from the generation of such as the automobile engine to the gas turbine engine. Renewed concerns about energy efficiency and fuel costs, along with continued concerns over toxic and particulate emissions have kept the interest in this vital area of engineering high and brought about new developments in both fundamental knowledge of flame and combustion physics as well as new technologies for flame and fuel .

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Chemical Thermodynamics and Flame Temperatures Chapter
2: Chemical Kinetics Chapter
3: Explosive and General Oxidative Characteristics of Fuels Chapter
4: Flame Phenomena in Premixed Combustible Gases Chapter
5: Detonation Chapter
6: Diffusion Flames Chapter
7: Ignition Chapter
8: Environmental Combustion Considerations Chapter
9: Combustion of Nonvolatile Fuels Chapter
10: New Concepts and Technologies Appendices
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