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  • Assessing the predictions of a NOx kinetic mechanism on recent hydrogen and syngas experimental data 

    Zhang, Yingjia; Mathieu, Olivier; Petersen, Eric L.; Bourque, Gilles; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier, 2017-05-02)
    A detailed chemical kinetic mechanism has been developed to describe the pyrolysis and oxidation of the hydrogen/NOx and syngas/NOx systems. The thermodynamic data of nitrogenous compounds have been updated based on the ...
  • A comprehensive experimental and modeling study of isobutene oxidation 

    Zhou, Chong-Wen; Li, Yang; O'Connor, Eoin; Somers, Kieran P.; Thion, Sébastien; Keesee, Charles; Mathieu, Olivier; Petersen, Eric L.; DeVerter, Trent A.; Oehlschlaeger, Matthew A.; Kukkadapu, Goutham; Sung, Chih-Jen; Alrefae, Majed; Khaled, Fathi; Farooq, Aamir; Dirrenberger, Patricia; Glaude, Pierre-Alexandre Glaude; Battin-Leclerc, Frédérique; Santner, Jeffrey; Ju, Yiguang; Held, Timothy; Haas, Francis M.; Dryer, Frederick L.; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier, 2016-03-17)
    Isobutene is an important intermediate in the pyrolysis and oxidation of higher-order branched alkanes, and it is also a component of commercial gasolines. To better understand its combustion characteristics, a series of ...
  • An experimental and chemical kinetic modeling study of 1,3-butadiene combustion: Ignition delay time and laminar flame speed measurements 

    Zhou, Chong-Wen; Li, Yang; Burke, Ultan; Banyon, Colin; Somers, Kieran P.; Ding, Shuiting; Khan, Saadat; Hargis, Joshua W.; Sikes, Travis; Mathieu, Olivier; Petersen, Eric L.; AlAbbad, Mohammed; Farooq, Aamir; Pan, Youshun; Zhang, Yingjia; Huang, Zuohua; Lopez, Joseph; Loparo, Zachary; Vasu, Subith S.; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier, 2018-09-10)
    Ignition delay times for 1,3-butadiene oxidation were measured in five different shock tubes and in a rapid compression machine (RCM) at thermodynamic conditions relevant to practical combustors. The ignition delay times ...
  • Experimental and kinetic modeling study of 2-methyl-2-butene: allylic hydrocarbon kinetics 

    Westbrook, Charles K.; Pitz, William J.; Mehl, Marco; Glaude, Pierre-Alexandre; Herbinet, Olivier; Bax, Sarah; Battin-Leclerc, Frederique; Mathieu, Olivier; Petersen, Eric L.; Bugler, John; Curran, Henry J. (American Chemical Society, 2015-03-20)
    Two experimental studies have been carried out on the oxidation of 2-methyl-2-butene, one measuring ignition delay times behind reflected shock waves in a stainless steel shock tube, and the other measuring fuel, intermediate, ...
  • An experimental and modeling study of propene oxidation. Part 2: Ignition delay time and flame speed measurements 

    Burke, Sinéad M.; Burke, Ultan; Mc Donagh, Reuben; Mathieu, Olivier; Osorio, Irmis; Keesee, Charles; Morones, Anibal; Petersen, Eric L.; Wang, Weijing; DeVerter, Trent A.; Oehlschlaeger, Matthew A.; Rhodes, Brandie; Hanson, Ronald K.; Davidson, David F.; Weber, Bryan W.; Sung, Chih-Jen; Santner, Jeffrey; Ju, Yiguang; Haas, Francis M.; Dryer, Frederick L.; Volkov, Evgeniy N.; Nilsson, Elna J. K.; Konnov, Alexander A.; Alrefae, Majed; Khaled, Fethi; Farooq, Aamir; Dirrenberger, Patricia; Glaude, Pierre-Alexandre; Battin-Leclerc, Frédérique; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2014-09-11)
    Experimental data obtained in this study (Part II) complement the speciation data presented in Part I, but also offer a basis for extensive facility cross-comparisons for both experimental ignition delay time (IDT) and ...
  • An ignition delay and kinetic modeling study of methane, dimethyl ether, and their mixtures at high pressures 

    Burke, Ultan; Somers, Kieran P.; O’Toole, Peter; Zinner, Chis M.; Marquet, Nicolas; Bourque, Gilles; Petersen, Eric L.; Metcalfe, Wayne K.; Serinyel, Zeynep; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2014-09-29)
    The development of accurate chemical kinetic models capable of predicting the combustion of methane and dimethyl ether in common combustion environments such as compression ignition engines and gas turbines is important ...
  • Ignition delay times, laminar flame speeds, and mechanism validation for natural gas/hydrogen blends at elevated pressures 

    Donohoe, Nicola; Heufer, Alexander; Metcalfe, Wayne K.; Curran, Henry J.; Davis, Marissa L.; Mathieu, Olivier; Plichta, Drew; Morones, Anibal; Petersen, Eric L.; Güthe, Felix (Elsevier, 2013-12-30)
    New experimental ignition delay time data measured in both a shock tube and in a rapid compression machine were taken to determine the increase in reactivity due to the addition of hydrogen to mixtures of methane and natural ...
  • Influence of steam dilution on the ignition of hydrogen, syngas and natural gas blends at elevated pressures 

    Donohoe, Nicola; Heufer, Karl A.; Aul, Christopher J.; Petersen, Eric L.; Bourquec, Gilles; Gordon, Robert; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2014-11-10)
    This paper presents the influence of steam dilution on the autoignition behaviour of hydrogen, carbon monoxide, syngas, methane, and natural gas mixtures under gas turbine-relevant conditions. Rapid compression machine ...
  • New experimental insights into acetylene oxidation through novel ignition delay times, laminar burning velocities and chemical kinetic modelling 

    Lokachari, Nitin; Burke, Ultan; Ramalingam, Ajoy; Turner, Mattias; Hesse, Raik; Somers, Kieran P.; Beeckmann, Joachim; Heufer, Karl A.; Petersen, Eric L.; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier, 2018-08-03)
    The oxidation of acetylene is central to the oxidation of virtually all hydrocarbon fuels. It is also important for commercial industry, due to its wide range of applications such as flame photometry, atomic absorption, ...
  • Oxidation of ethylene-air mixtures at elevated pressures, part 1: experimental results 

    Kopp, Madeleine M.; Donato, Nicole S.; Petersen, Eric L.; Metcalfe, Wayne K.; Burke, Sinéad M.; Curran, Henry J. (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2014-03-26)
    Shock-tube experiments have been performed to determine ignition delay times of undiluted ethylene air mixtures for temperatures from 1003 to 1401 K, at equivalence ratios from 0.3 to 2.0, and at pressures from 1.1 to 24.9 ...
  • Oxidation of ethylene-air mixtures at elevated pressures, part 2: chemical kinetics 

    Kopp, Madeleine M.; Donato, Nicole S.; Petersen, Eric L.; Metcalfe, Wayne K.; Burke, Sinéad M.; Curran, Henry J. (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2014-03-27)
    A chemical kinetics submechanism for small molecular weight hydrocarbons was modified by adjusting rate constants to produce better agreement with recent ethylene ignition delay time data compared with an earlier version ...