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Title: Ignition of a combustible gas mixture by a high-current electric discharge in a closed volume

Abstract

Results are presented from experimental studies and numerical calculations of the ignition of a stoichiometric CH{sub 4}: O{sub 2} gas mixture by a high-current gliding discharge. It is shown that this type of discharge generates an axially propagating thermal wave (precursor) that penetrates into the gas medium and leads to fast gas heating. This process is followed by an almost simultaneous ignition of the gas mixture over the entire reactor volume.

Authors:
; ; ;  [1];  [2];  [3];  [2];  [1]
  1. Russian Academy of Sciences, Prokhorov Institute of General Physics (Russian Federation)
  2. Baranov Central Institute of Aviation Motors (Russian Federation)
  3. Moscow State University, Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21405889
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Plasma Physics Reports; Journal Volume: 35; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: DOI: 10.1134/S1063780X09060038; Copyright (c) 2009 Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ELECTRIC CURRENTS; ELECTRIC DISCHARGES; IGNITION; METHANE; MIXTURES; OXYGEN; STOICHIOMETRY; ALKANES; CURRENTS; DISPERSIONS; ELEMENTS; HYDROCARBONS; NONMETALS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

Citation Formats

Berezhetskaya, N. K., Gritsinin, S. I., Kop'ev, V. A., Kossyi, I. A., Kuleshov, P. S., Popov, N. A., Starik, A. M., and Tarasova, N. M. Ignition of a combustible gas mixture by a high-current electric discharge in a closed volume. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.1134/S1063780X09060038.
Berezhetskaya, N. K., Gritsinin, S. I., Kop'ev, V. A., Kossyi, I. A., Kuleshov, P. S., Popov, N. A., Starik, A. M., & Tarasova, N. M. Ignition of a combustible gas mixture by a high-current electric discharge in a closed volume. United States. doi:10.1134/S1063780X09060038.
Berezhetskaya, N. K., Gritsinin, S. I., Kop'ev, V. A., Kossyi, I. A., Kuleshov, P. S., Popov, N. A., Starik, A. M., and Tarasova, N. M. 2009. "Ignition of a combustible gas mixture by a high-current electric discharge in a closed volume". United States. doi:10.1134/S1063780X09060038.
@article{osti_21405889,
title = {Ignition of a combustible gas mixture by a high-current electric discharge in a closed volume},
author = {Berezhetskaya, N. K. and Gritsinin, S. I. and Kop'ev, V. A. and Kossyi, I. A. and Kuleshov, P. S. and Popov, N. A. and Starik, A. M. and Tarasova, N. M.},
abstractNote = {Results are presented from experimental studies and numerical calculations of the ignition of a stoichiometric CH{sub 4}: O{sub 2} gas mixture by a high-current gliding discharge. It is shown that this type of discharge generates an axially propagating thermal wave (precursor) that penetrates into the gas medium and leads to fast gas heating. This process is followed by an almost simultaneous ignition of the gas mixture over the entire reactor volume.},
doi = {10.1134/S1063780X09060038},
journal = {Plasma Physics Reports},
number = 6,
volume = 35,
place = {United States},
year = 2009,
month = 6
}
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