Detailed Simulations of Weak-to-Strong Ignition of a H2/O2/Ar Mixture in Shock-Tubes

  • Matthias Ihme
  • Yong Sun
  • Ralf Deiterding


The accurate description of chemical-kinetic models is critical for characterizing effects of new fuel compositions on existing propulsion systems and for developing future combustion technologies. Among other facilities, shock tubes remain hereby invaluable in providing detailed information about ignition delay times, extinction limits, and species time-histories for the development and validation of reaction mechanisms.


Shock Wave Detonation Wave Shock Tube Ignition Delay Time Boundary Layer Growth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Ihme
    • 1
  • Yong Sun
    • 2
  • Ralf Deiterding
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Department of Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  3. 3.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA

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