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Combustion Thermodynamics and Dynamics

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  • Date Published: April 2016
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107067455

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  • Combustion Thermodynamics and Dynamics builds on a foundation of thermal science, chemistry, and applied mathematics that will be familiar to most undergraduate aerospace, mechanical, and chemical engineers to give a first-year graduate-level exposition of the thermodynamics, physical chemistry, and dynamics of advection-reaction-diffusion. Special effort is made to link notions of time-independent classical thermodynamics with time-dependent reactive fluid dynamics. In particular, concepts of classical thermochemical equilibrium and stability are discussed in the context of modern nonlinear dynamical systems theory. The first half focuses on time-dependent spatially homogeneous reaction, while the second half considers effects of spatially inhomogeneous advection and diffusion on the reaction dynamics. Attention is focused on systems with realistic detailed chemical kinetics as well as simplified kinetics. Many mathematical details are presented, and several quantitative examples are given. Topics include foundations of thermochemistry, reduced kinetics, reactive Navier–Stokes equations, reaction-diffusion systems, laminar flame, oscillatory combustion, and detonation.

    • Presents a detailed theoretical analysis with many intermediate steps, equipping students to solve real combustion problems
    • The language and methods of both thermodynamics and nonlinear dynamical systems are fully discussed and connected
    • The most authoritative and comprehensive textbook on nonlinear dynamics of combustion to date
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    • Date Published: April 2016
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107067455
    • length: 474 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 185 x 32 mm
    • weight: 0.99kg
    • contains: 146 b/w illus. 17 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. Reactive Systems:
    1. Introduction to chemical kinetics
    2. Gas mixtures
    3. Mathematical foundations of thermodynamics
    4. Thermochemistry of a single reaction
    5. Thermochemistry of multiple reactions
    6. Nonlinear dynamics of reduced kinetics
    Part II. Advective-Reactive-Diffusive Systems:
    7. Reactive Navier–Stokes equations
    8. Simple linear combustion
    9. Idealized solid combustion
    10. Premixed laminar flame
    11. Oscillatory combustion
    12. Detonation.

  • Author

    Joseph M. Powers, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
    Joseph M. Powers is a professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. His research uses computational science to consider the dynamics of high-speed reactive fluids, especially as it applies to verification and validation of complex multiscale systems. He has held positions at the NASA Lewis Research Center, the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is a member of AIAA, APS, ASME, the Combustion Institute, and SIAM, and is the recipient of numerous teaching awards.

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