Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690438
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SKENDER GKALP
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Scope of combustion. Combustion thermodynamics. Basic transport phenomena. Chemical kinetics; reaction rate. Explosions in gases. Laminar and turbulent flames in premixed combustible gases. Structure of detonation. Diffusion flames; liquid droplet combustion. Theory of thermal ignition. Combustion of coal; burning rate of ash forming coal, fluidized bed combustion. Pollutant formation. Propellants and rocket propulsion.