Mechanical Engineering


Introduction to first- and second-law ideal gas combustion systems along with elementary models of homogeneous and heterogeneous premixed and/or diffusion flames.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCHEM 105 & ME EN 340 & ME EN 422; or CH EN 373 & CH EN 376
 TaughtWinter odd years
 ProgramsContaining ME EN 522
Course Outcomes: 

Thermodynamic Evaluations

Be able to perform thermodynamic evaluations of combustion processes including heat release, heat of formation, temperature, and equilibrium calculations.

Reaction Mechanisms

Understand reaction mechanisms and apply calculations involving chemical kinetic reactions.

Evaluation of Systems

Evaluate simple combustion systems using conservation of mass, energy, and heat transfer.

Flame Types

Understand the physical phenomena of various flame types and how they can be applied to commercially relevant systems.