The Complex Dynamics of Wrinkled Flames

  • G. Joulin
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 48)


We summarize recent analytical attempts to understand the dynamics of hydrodynamically unstable, hence wrinkled, premixed flames. Exact solutions to qualitatively correct, non-linear evolution equations are displayed, and used as a basis to study the role of large scale geometry in the local flame dynamics. The flame response to external hydrodynamic noise also is evoked.


Flame Front Flame Propagation Premix Flame Flame Speed Laminar Flame 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Joulin
    • 1
  1. 1.U.A. 193 CNRS, ENSMAPoitiersFrance

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