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Ignition Analysis in Supersonic Turbulent Mixing Layer

Authors: A. M. Tahsini


Numerical study of two dimensional supersonic hydrogen-air mixing layer is performed to investigate the effect of turbulence and chemical additive on ignition distance. Chemical reaction is treated using detail kinetics. Advection upstream splitting method is used to calculate the fluxes and one equation turbulence model is chosen here to simulate the considered problem. Hydrogen peroxide is used as an additive and the results show that inflow turbulence and chemical additive may drastically decrease the ignition delay in supersonic combustion.

Keywords: Turbulence, Numerical Simulation, Ignition, Supersonic combustion, mixing layer

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