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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code AE615
Subject Title Fundamentals of Combustion


Introduction to combustion, thermochemistry – mass transfer – chemical kinetics, reaction mech- anisms – modeling of reactors – laminar premixed flames – detonation – laminar diffusion flames – droplet combustion – introduction to turbulence – turbulent premixed flames – combustion in- stability – combustion diagnostics – solid combustion.

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. Turns, S. R., An Introduction to Combustion, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill (2000).

2. Glassman, I. and Yetter, R. A., Combustion, 4th ed., Elsevier (2008).

3. Kuo, K. K., Principles of Combustion, 2nd ed., John Wiley (2005).

4. Warnatz, J., Maas, U., and Dibble, R. W., Combustion 4 th ed., Springer (2006).

5. Law C. K., Combustion Physics, Cambridge Univ. Press (2006).

6. Lefebvre A. H., Gas Turbine Combustion, Taylor & Francis (1999).