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The combustion of droplets of liquid fuels and biomass particles

Bartle, KD, Fitzpatrick, EM, Jones, JM, Kubacki, ML, Plant, R, Pourkashanian, M, Ross, AB and Williams, A (2011) The combustion of droplets of liquid fuels and biomass particles. Fuel, 90 (3). 1113 - 1119 . ISSN 0016-2361

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Abstract

Studies have been made of the combustion of droplets of liquid hydrocarbons, including kerosene and Diesel fuels, biofuels such as FAME and the alcohols, especially ethanol and n-butanol, and of pulverised solid biomass materials such as pine wood and Miscanthus which burn in an analogous fashion. Information is given on the burning rates of both the liquids and the solids and data given on soot formation yields for the different fuels. The mechanism of soot formation is discussed in relation to (1) volatile liquid fuels such as n-heptane, alcohols and aviation fuels, (2) liquid fuels having higher aromatic levels such as Diesel fuels, and (3) biomass particle combustion.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Droplet combustion, Liquid fuels, Biomass, Soot formation, Polycyclic aromatic-hydrocarbons, Soot formation, Pyrolysis, Growth, Model, Convection, Mechanism, Mixture, Flames, Wood
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering (Leeds) > School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering (Leeds) > Energy and Resources Research Institute (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2011 10:03
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:32
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2010.10.054
Status: Published
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Identification Number: 10.1016/j.fuel.2010.10.054
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/43116

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