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Title: Laser-diagnostic mapping of temperature and soot statistics in a 2-m diameter turbulent pool fire

Abstract

We present spatial profiles of temperature and soot-volume-fraction statistics from a sooting 2-m base diameter turbulent pool fire, burning a 10%-toluene / 90%-methanol fuel mixture. Dual-pump coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering and laser-induced incandescence are utilized to obtain radial profiles of temperature and soot probability density functions (pdf) as well as estimates of temperature/soot joint statistics at three vertical heights above the surface of the methanol/toluene fuel pool. Results are presented both in the fuel vapor-dome region at ¼ base diameter and in the actively burning region at ½ and ¾ diameters above the fuel surface. The spatial evolution of the soot and temperature pdfs is discussed and profiles of the temperature and soot mean and rms statistics are provided. Joint temperature/soot statistics are presented as spatially resolved conditional averages across the fire plume, and in terms of a joint pdf obtained by including measurements from multiple spatial locations.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1399500
Report Number(s):
SAND-2017-4512J
Journal ID: ISSN 0010-2180; PII: S0010218017302638
Grant/Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Combustion and Flame
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 186; Journal ID: ISSN 0010-2180
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; Fire research; pool fire; soot; laser diagnostics

Citation Formats

Kearney, Sean P., and Grasser, Thomas W.. Laser-diagnostic mapping of temperature and soot statistics in a 2-m diameter turbulent pool fire. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.07.018.
Kearney, Sean P., & Grasser, Thomas W.. Laser-diagnostic mapping of temperature and soot statistics in a 2-m diameter turbulent pool fire. United States. doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.07.018.
Kearney, Sean P., and Grasser, Thomas W.. 2017. "Laser-diagnostic mapping of temperature and soot statistics in a 2-m diameter turbulent pool fire". United States. doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.07.018.
@article{osti_1399500,
title = {Laser-diagnostic mapping of temperature and soot statistics in a 2-m diameter turbulent pool fire},
author = {Kearney, Sean P. and Grasser, Thomas W.},
abstractNote = {We present spatial profiles of temperature and soot-volume-fraction statistics from a sooting 2-m base diameter turbulent pool fire, burning a 10%-toluene / 90%-methanol fuel mixture. Dual-pump coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering and laser-induced incandescence are utilized to obtain radial profiles of temperature and soot probability density functions (pdf) as well as estimates of temperature/soot joint statistics at three vertical heights above the surface of the methanol/toluene fuel pool. Results are presented both in the fuel vapor-dome region at ¼ base diameter and in the actively burning region at ½ and ¾ diameters above the fuel surface. The spatial evolution of the soot and temperature pdfs is discussed and profiles of the temperature and soot mean and rms statistics are provided. Joint temperature/soot statistics are presented as spatially resolved conditional averages across the fire plume, and in terms of a joint pdf obtained by including measurements from multiple spatial locations.},
doi = {10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.07.018},
journal = {Combustion and Flame},
number = ,
volume = 186,
place = {United States},
year = 2017,
month = 8
}

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