Course Name: 

TH703 Combustion


M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Fuels and their properties, Review of basic thermodynamics and gaseous mixtures, combustion thermodynamics,
stoichiometry, the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics applied to combustion, composition of products in
equilibrium, fundamentals of combustion kinetics, theory of thermal ignition, self ignition temperature, ignition
delay, flame phenomena, deflagration and detonation, laminar flame propagation, flammability limits, flame
quenching and minimum ignition energy, laminar burning ve locity measurements, turbulent flame
propagation, flame stabilization, diffusion flames: gaseous jet flames, burning of condensed phase, vaporization and
combustion of liquid fuel droplet, spray combustion, combustion of solid fuels, Rocket motor systems.


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Mechanical Engineering

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