By Victor Ian Hanby BSc, PhD, CEng, MInstE, MCIBSE (auth.)
Combustion is especially a lot an interdisciplinary subject, drawing jointly components of chemistry, fluid mechanics and warmth move. it's an factor in lots of undergraduate measure programmes, starting from a pivotal position in gasoline technological know-how via to an element a part of classes in chemical, technique and construction prone engineering. for lots of scholars in these disciplines the place combustion in heating plant is a crucial a part of their stories, there are usually difficulties in coming to grips with the fundamental ideas underlying the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels. specifically, the recommendations of chemical and similar thermodynamic alterations can turn out tricky to assimilate. The clinical literature facing combustion has a tendency to be fairly polarised, with a wealth of literature geared toward the professional reader, yet at a uncomplicated point the basics of this significant approach are frequently taken care of quite tersely in textbooks on thermodynamics. the target of this e-book is to supply an advent to the elemental rules of the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels in heating plant for structures and commercial techniques. In these chapters the place perform in challenge fixing could make a good contribution to figuring out, a few numerical difficulties were incorporated. Acknowledging the ever-widening use of pcs in technical schooling, a couple of algorithms which are simply coded up for fixing numerical difficulties were integrated within the textual content. those can turn out really helpful in, for instance, the calculation of convinced fluid houses, both to be used in hand calculation or for incorporation into higher programs.
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3rd edn. McGraw-Hill. 8 Problems 1. 5 MJ kg-I. Calculate the adiabatic flame temperature if this fuel is burned at 15% excess air. The initial temperature of the air and fuel is 15°C. FLAME TEMPERATURE 47 2. 88 MJ m-J· Calculate the adiabatic flame temperature if this fuel is burned at 100% excess ajr (take the initial temperature of the ajr and fuel as 2S°C). 1 Introduction So far we have been able to treat the chemical changes taking place when a fuel is burned as one-way processes; in other words, the initial mixture of fuel and air burns completely to products (flue gas).
2) In the development of this argument, it will be taken that CV is the net specific heat of the fuel, hence Hp contains only sensible heat terms. 2 are simple to evaluate as CV will be known for the fuel used and H R , the enthalpy of the fuel and air (ref. 25°C), can easily be calculated from HR = (ti - 25) 1:(m cp)R where the summation 1: is carried out for each of the species present in the reactants. The specific heats of the fuel, oxygen and nitrogen can be evaluated at the mean temperature (ti + 25)/2 and the enthalpy of the reactants is thus easily evaluated.
Q. 2 Variation of natural gas flame temperature with stoichiometric ratio function of the excess air ratio, and demonstrates the effects described above. It is worth noting at this stage that very high flame temperatures can be achieved by oxygen enrichment of the flame, as the mass of flue gas is considerably reduced. Oxygen flames are used in a number of process applications, in particular welding, but FLAME TEMPERATURE 45 the temperatures in oxygen-enriched flames are so high that dissociation effects (discussed later) are highly significant.