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Spring 2016-2017
MAE 532   No Pass/D/Fail

Combustion Theory

Chung K. Law

Theoretical aspects of combustion: the conservation equations of chemically-reacting flows; methods in mechanism reduction; computational diagnostics; 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

Requirements/Grading:
Final Exam - 50%
Other (See Instructor) - 50%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42846 L01 10:00 am - 11:20 am M W F   Friend Center   112   Enrolled:7 Limit:10