Combustion of Particles and Droplets



So far we have been concerned with the combustion of gaseous fuels. However, solid (coal, wood, agricultural residues, or metals) and liquid (diesel, kerosene, ethanol, etc.) fuels are routinely used in a variety of applications. Such fuels burn at a relatively slow flux rate, expressed in kg/m\(^{2}\)-s. To achieve high heat release rates (J/s), it becomes necessary to increase the surface area of the fuel. This is achieved by atomizing liquid fuels and by pulverizing solid fuels.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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