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Fall 2011-2012
MAE 532   No Pass/D/Fail

Combustion Theory

Chung K. Law

Theoretical aspects of combustion: the conservation equations of chemically-reacting flows; activation energy asymptotics; chemical and dynamic structures of laminar premixed and nonpremixed flames; aerodynamics and stabilization of flames; pattern formation and geometry of flame surfaces; ignition, extinction, and flammability phenomena; turbulent combustion; boundary layer combustion; droplet, particle, and spray combustion; and detonation and flame stabilization in supersonic flows.

Sample reading list:
C.K. Law, Combustion Physics
F.A. William, Combustion Theory
I. Glassman, Combustion

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23085 L01 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm F   Engineering Quad J-Wing   J201   Enrolled:3 Limit:10
23085 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm M W   Friend Center   202   Enrolled:3 Limit:10