Crocco Variables for Diffusion Flames

  • F. A. Williams


The use of variables, such as mixture fractions, in the theory of diffusion-flame structure is examined in relationship to early work of Crocco and from the viewpoint of providing simplifications in the analysis of problems of current interest. It is found that these variables offer advantages in a number of respects.


Mixture Fraction Diffusion Flame Lewis Number Flame Structure Laminar Diffusion Flame 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. A. Williams
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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