Horizontal Combinations

Combustion Kinetics Laboratory

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Professor Hai Wang










A Comprehensive Reaction Model of Ethylene
and Acetylene Combustion

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Hai Wang and Alexander Laskin 
Department of
Mechanical Engineering 
of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716-3140


“A comprehensive kinetic model of ethylene and acetylene oxidation at high temperatures.”

The reaction model also incorporates our work of C3 fuel combustion. Thus it predicts the combustion properties of both C2 and C3 fuels (see related publication 1).


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Thermochemical Data



Transport Data

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     H. Wang, A. Laskin, Z.M. Djurisic, C.K. Law, S.G. Davis, and D.L. Zhu, “A comprehensive mechanism of C2Hx and C3Hx fuel combustion,” in Chemical and Physical Processes of Combustion, the 1999 Fall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Raleigh, NC, October, 1999, pp. 129-132.

     H. Wang and M. Frenklach, “A detailed kinetic modeling study of aromatics formation in laminar premixed acetylene and ethylene flames.” Combustion and Flame 110: 173-221 (1997).

     C. J. Sun, C. J. Sung, H. Wang, and C. K. Law, “On the structure of nonsooting counterflow ethylene and acetylene diffusion flames.” Combustion and Flame 107: 321-335 (1996).

     S. G. Davis, C. K. Law and H. Wang, “Propene pyrolysis and oxidation kinetics in flow reactor and in laminar premixed flames.” Combustion and Flame 119: 375-399 (1999).

     S. G. Davis, C. K. Law and H. Wang, “An experimental and kinetic modeling study of propyne oxidation.” Twenty-Seventh Symposium (International) on Combustion, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, 1999, pp. 305-312.

     S. G. Davis, C. K. Law and H. Wang, “Propyne pyrolysis in a flow reactor: An experimental, RRKM, and detailed kinetic modeling study.” Journal of Physical Chemistry A 103: 5889-5899 (1999).

     A. Laskin and H. Wang, “On initiation reactions of acetylene oxidation in shock tubes,” Chemical Physics Letters 303: 43-49 (1999).

Created May 2000, by Hai Wang