COMBUSTION

COMBUSTION

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Code
65949
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 9270 Mechanical Engineering - Energy and Aeronautics (LM-33) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Mechanical Engineering - Energy and Aeronautics)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides the basic knowledge on the combustion processes and the applied know-how relevant for engineering applications.

Teaching methods

Theoretical and applied lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Principles of combustion, theoretical models and experimental data: detonation waves; premixed laminar and turbulent flames; ignition; flame stabilization; laminar and turbulent gaseous diffusion flames; combustion of a single liquid fuel droplet; atomization and sprays; burning of solids.

Optical techniques for combustion diagnostics: background physics; application fields and experimental considerations; spray diagnostics; applied combustion diagnostics in internal combustion engines and gas turbines.

Gas turbine combustors: design technology trends; fuel injection systems; flame stabilization; ignition performance; afterburners; low-emissions combustors.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

S. R. Turns, An Introduction to Combustion, McGraw-Hill, 2011.

A. H. Lefebvre, Gas Turbine Combustion, Taylor & Francis, 1998.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment. E-mail: marina.ubaldi@unige.it

Exam Board

MARINA UBALDI (President)

PIETRO ZUNINO

DANIELE SIMONI

FRANCESCA SATTA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Theoretical and applied lectures

ORARI

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COMBUSTION

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination