ESSCI Fall Technical Meeting:
General Program

Sunday, October 10, 1999

5:00-8:00 PM

Registration and Reception, Velvet Cloak Inn

Monday, October 11, 1999

8:15 AM

Welcoming Remarks

8:30 AM

I. Invited Speaker: "Combustion 2000 - Burning Coal in the 21st Century," Daniel J. Seery, United Technologies Research Center;

Chair: M. B. Colket, United Technologies Research Center

p. 1

9:30 AM

Sessions A-1, B-1, C-1

12:10 PM

Barbeque lunch (catered)

1:30 PM

II. Invited Speaker: "Computations of Turbulent Combustion with Detailed Chemistry," Stephen B. Pope; Cornell University
Chair: P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

p. 9

2:30 PM

Sessions A-2, B-2, C-2

Tuesday, October 12, 1999

8:30 AM

III. Invited Speaker: "Ether Additives for Reduced Diesel PM: Chemistry and Vehicle Emissions," M. Matti Maricq, Ford Motor Company;
Chair: W. M. Pitts, NIST

p. 12

9:30 AM

Sessions A-3, B-3, C-3

1:30 PM

IV. Invited Speaker: "Chemical Fire Suppressants: How Can We Replace Halon?" James W. Fleming, Naval Research Laboratory;
Chair: P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

p. 16

2:30 PM

Sessions A-4, B-4, C-4

5:30 PM

Business meeting

7:00 PM

Social and banquet, Velvet Cloak Inn

Wednesday, October 13, 1999

8:30 AM

V. Invited Speaker: "Flow Dynamics of Buoyant Plumes and Diffusion Flames,'' Baki M. Cetegen, University of Connecticut;
Chair: J. H. Miller, George Washington University

p. 24

9:30 AM

Sessions A-5, B-5, C-5



 

Monday morning, October 11, 1999

Page

8:15 AM

Welcoming Remarks

8:30 AM

I. Invited Speaker: "Combustion 2000 - Burning Coal in the 21st Century," Daniel J. Seery, United Technologies Research Center;
Chair: M. B. Colket, United Technologies Research Center

1

Session A-1 Theoretical Thermodynamic and Kinetics Studies
Chair: H. Wang, University of Delaware

9:30

1.

"An Evaluation of Acetylene + O2 Oxidation System: HCCH+O2(3Sigma), HCCH + O2(1Delta) and Vinylidene + O2(3Sigma) via Isomerization of HCCH," C. Sheng and J. W. Bozzelli, New Jersey Institute of Technology

33

9:50

2.

"Reaction Pathways and Kinetic Analysis on Methyl tert-Butyl Ether Pyrolysis and Oxidation Reactions," C-J. Chen and J. W. Bozzelli, New Jersey Institute of Technology

37

10:10

 

Break

10:30

3.

"Ab initio Calculations and Thermochemical Analysis on Cl Atom Abstractions of Chlorine from Chlorocarbons and the Reverse Alkyl Abstractions: Cl2 + R· <=> Cl· + RCl," J. W. Bozzelli and J. Lee, New Jersey Institute of Technology; J. P. Sawerysyn, University of Lille, France

41

10:50

4.

"Thermochemical Properties of Methyl and Chloro-Methyl Oxychlorides and Reaction of Methyl Radical with ClO," D. Jung, C.-J. Chen, and J. W. Bozzelli, New Jersey Institute of Technology

45

11:10

5.

"Modeling Study on Thermal Oxidation of 1,3-Hexachlorobutadiene at 773-1373K," J. W. Bozzelli and L. Zhu, New Jersey Institute of Technology; J-P. Sawerysyn, University of Lille, France

49

11:30

6.

"Theoretical Study on the Unimolecular Decomposition of c-C5H6 and c-C5H5: Ab Initio MO/Statistical Theory Study," L. V. Moskaleva, L. K. Madden, and M. C. Lin, Emory University

53

11:50

7.

"Theoretical Study of H-for-X Substitution in the H + C6H5X (X = D and CH3) Reactions," I. V. Tokmakov and M. C. Lin, Emory University

57

12:10

 

Adjourn, Lunch


 

Monday morning, October 11, 1999

Page

8:15 AM

Welcoming Remarks

8:30 AM

I. Invited Speaker: "Combustion 2000 - Burning Coal in the 21st Century," Daniel J. Seery, United Technologies Research Center;
Chair: M. B. Colket, United Technologies Research Center

1

Session B-1 Experimental Diagnostics
Chair: S. G. Buckley, University of Maryland

9:30

8.

"Combining Two Tomographic Inversion Methods to Reconstruct a Complex Concentration Field," M. Y. Feng and F. C. Gouldin, Cornell University

61

9:50

9.

"Application of Optical Flow Velocimetry in Turbulent Flows," J. Fielding and M. B. Long, Yale University

65

10:10

 

Break

10:30

10.

"A Novel Method for Non-Intrusive Temperature Measurements in High Pressure Combustors," M. S. Brown, Metrolaser Inc.; Y. Li and W. L. Roberts, North Carolina State University

69

10:50

11.

"Measurement of Species and Temperature Using Difference Raman Scattering," A. M. Schaffer, R. K. Mohammed, M. B. Long, and M. D. Smooke, Yale University

73

11:10

12.

"Ultrafast Imaging of a Gas Turbine Spark Igniter," J. R. Gord, Air Force Research Laboratory; G. J. Fiechtner and K. D. Grinstead, Jr., Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc.; M. J. Cochran and J. R. Frus, Unison Industries

77

11:30

13.

"Temperature Measurements in Ar-H2 DC-Arc Plasmas Utilized in Thermal Spray Processing," S. Y. Semenov and B. M. Cetegen, University of Connecticut

81

11:50

14.

"Obtaining and Interpreting Near-Infrared Wavelength Modulation Absorption Signals from Hot Fire Gases: Practical Issues," L. G. Blevins and B. W. Peterson, NIST

85

12:10

 

Adjourn, Lunch


 

Monday morning, October 11, 1999

Page

8:15 AM

Welcoming Remarks

8:30 AM

I. Invited Speaker: "Combustion 2000 - Burning Coal in the 21st Century," Daniel J. Seery, United Technologies Research Center;
Chair: M. B. Colket, United Technologies Research Center

1

Session C-1 Fire and Water Mist
Chair: C. R. Kaplan, Naval Research Laboratory

9:30

15.

"Mine Fire Detection in the Presence of Diesel Emissions," J. C. Edwards, R. A. Franks, G. F. Friel, C. P. Lazzara, and J. J. Opferman, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

89

9:50

16.

"Window Breakage of Multi-Pane Glazing Due to Radiant Exposure," M. S. Klassen, J. A. Sutula, M. M. Holton, and R. J. Roby, Combustion Science & Engineering, Inc.; T. Izbicki, Schirmer Engineering Corporation

93

10:10

 

Break

10:30

17.

"Simulating Fire Whirls - Inviscid Swirl and Buoyancy," F. Battaglia, R. G. Rehm, and H. R. Baum, NIST

97

10:50

18.

"Progress Towards a Computational Tool for the Study of Fire Suppression in a Complex Geometry," K. Prasad, Science Application International Corporation, VA; G. Patnaik and K. Kailasanath, Naval Research Laboratory

101

11:10

19.

"Inhibition of Premixed Methane-Air Flames by Water Mist," S. P. Fuss, D. J. Dye, B. A. Williams, and J. W. Fleming, Naval Research Laboratory

105

11:30

20.

"Water Mist Suppression of Non-Premixed Counterflow Flames," E. J. P. Zegers, B. A. Williams, R. S. Sheinson, and J. W. Fleming, Naval Research Laboratory

109

11:50

21.

"Extinction of Counterflow Diffusion Flames with Fine-Water Droplets," A. K. Lazzarini, A. M. Lentati, and H. K. Chelliah, University of Virginia

113

12:10

 

Adjourn, Lunch


 

Monday afternoon, October 11, 1999

Page

1:30 PM

II. Invited Speaker: "Computations of Turbulent Combustion with Detailed Chemistry," Stephen B. Pope;
Chair: P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

9

Session A-2 Detailed Chemical Kinetic Modeling
Chair: F.C. Gouldin, Cornell University

2:30

22.

"A Computational Study of Dry CO/O2 Opposed-Jet Diffusion Flame and Its Flammability Limits," F. C. Frate, Case Western Reserve University; H. Bedir, Bogazici University, Turkey; J. S. T'ien, Case Western Reserve University

117

2:50

23.

"Destruction of Flame Generated NO Near a Platinum Surface," N. Khadiya and N. G. Glumac, Rutgers University

121

3:10

 

Break

3:30

24.

"Improving Kinetic Models for Ethylene Flat Flames," T. Carrière and P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

125

3:50

25.

"A Comprehensive Mechanism of C2Hx and C3Hx Fuel Combustion," H. Wang, A. Laskin, and Z. M. Djurisic, University of Delaware; C. K. Law, S. G. Davis, and D. Zhu, Princeton University

129

4:10

26.

"On the Structure of n-Heptane/Air Partially Premixed Flames Computed by Using a Detailed Reaction Mechanism," H. S. Xue and S. K. Aggarwal, University of Illinois at Chicago

133

4:30

27.

"Detailed Kinetic Modeling of Benzene and Toluene Combustion," H. Wang and Z. M. Djurisic, University of Delaware

137

4:50

28.

"A Modeling Study of Benzene Formation in Aliphatic Flames," C. J. Pope and J. A. Miller, Sandia National Laboratories

141

5:10

28a.

"Sub- and Super-Critical Pyrolysis of Endothermic Fuels," I. Glassman, J. F. Stewart, and S. P. Zeppieri, Princeton University

145

5:30

 

Adjourn


 

Monday afternoon, October 11, 1999

Page

1:30 PM

II. Invited Speaker: "Computations of Turbulent Combustion with Detailed Chemistry," Stephen B. Pope;
Chair: P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

9

Session B-2 Practical Combustion Systems
Chair: M. R. Hajaligol, Philip Morris, USA

2:30

29.

"Unmixed Combustion: An Alternative to Fire," R. K. Lyon, P. J. Garthier, and J. A. Cole, Energy and Environmental Research Corporation

149

2:50

30.

"Adsorption of Mercury on Coal Flyash," S. D. Serre and G. D. Silcox, University of Utah

153

3:10

 

Break

3:30

31.

"Interactions Between Lead Vapor and Sorbents at High Temperatures," S. B. Davis and J. O. L. Wendt, University of Arizona; W. P. Linak, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

157

3:50

32.

"On the Performance Estimates of Pulse Detonation Engines," K. Kailasanath and G. Patnaik, Naval Research Laboratory

160

4:10

33.

"Synthesis of Unagglomerated, Non-Oxide Nanophase Powders in a Turbulent Jet Flame," L. J. Rosen, Z. Sun, and R. L. Axelbaum, Washington University in St. Louis

164

4:30

34.

"Testing and Modeling of a Plasma Torch Reactor for Destruction of Navy Shipboard Solid Waste," S. H. Peterson, D. A. Counts, R. V. Richard, and E. L. Keating, Geo-Centers, Inc.; B. D. Sartwell, Naval Research Laboratory; T. Marino, J. W. Cofield, and E. E. Nolting, Naval Surface Warfare Center

168

4:50

35.

"Light-Scattering Measurements of Morphologically Evolving Flame-Synthesized Oxide Aggregates," U. O. Koylu, Florida International University; Y. Xing and D. E. Rosner, Yale University

172

5:10

 

Adjourn


 

Monday afternoon, October 11, 1999

Page

1:30 PM

II. Invited Speaker: "Computations of Turbulent Combustion with Detailed Chemistry," Stephen B. Pope;
Chair: P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

9

Session C-2 Inhibition and Extinguishment
Chair: R. G. Gann, NIST

2:30

36.

"Flame Inhibition by Ferrocene, Carbon Dioxide, and Trifluoromethane Blends: Synergistic and Antagonistic Effects," G. T. Linteris, NIST; M. D. Rumminger, Sandia National Laboratory

176

2:50

37.

"Equivalency of the Rankings of Inhibitor Effectiveness for Combustion of Hydrocarbon Fuels," V. Babushok, W. Tsang, and W. Grosshandler, NIST

180

3:10

 

Break

3:30

38.

"An Investigation of Extinguishment by Thermal Agents Using Detailed Chemical Kinetic Modeling of Opposed Flow Diffusion Flames," W. M. Pitts and L G. Blevins, NIST

184

3:50

39.

"Effect of Dilution on Extinction Limits of Surface Interacting Diffusion Flames with Detailed Chemistry and Transport," M. Gummalla and D. G. Vlachos, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M. A. Delichatsios, Renewable Resources Associates

188

4:10

40.

"Unsteady Extinction Behavior of Counterflow Diffusion Flames: Experiments and Modeling," V. S. Santoro, A. Liñán, and A. Gomez, Yale University

192

4:30

41.

"Vortex Injection of Noble Gases in an Opposed-Jet Burner," G. J. Fiechtner, Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc.; J. R. Gord, Air Force Research Laboratory; C. D. Carter, K. D. Grinstead, Jr., and V. R. Katta, Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc.; P.-H. Renard and J. C. Rolon, Laboratoire d'Énergétique Moléculaire et Macroscopique, France

196

4:50

42.

"Flow Field Considerations for Counterflow Burners," M. P. Davis, J. W. Fleming, B. A. Williams, and H. D. Ladouceur, Naval Research Laboratory

200

5:10

 

Adjourn


 

Tuesday morning, October 12, 1999

Page

8:30 AM

III. Invited Speaker: "Ether Additives for Reduced Diesel PM: Chemistry and Vehicle Emissions," M. Matti Maricq, Ford Motor Company;
Chair: W. M. Pitts, NIST

12

Session A-3 Ignition
Chair: L. D. Pfefferle, Yale University

9:30

43.

"Experimental Observation of the Formation and Development of a Laser Ignition Kernel," T. X. Phuoc and F. White, Federal Energy Technology Center

205

9:50

44.

"Preliminary Test of Flame Kernel-Vortex Interaction," Y. Xiong and W. L. Roberts, North Carolina State University

209

11:10

 

Break

10:30

45.

"Non-Premixed Ignition of n-Heptane and iso-Octane in a Laminar Counterflow," J. D. Blouch and C. K. Law, Princeton University

213

10:50

46.

"Development of an Analytical Criterion for the Ignition of Premixed Alkane/Air Mixtures Near Platinum Surfaces," P. Aghalayam and D. G. Vlachos, University of Massachusetts Amherst

217

11:10

47.

"Investigation of the Effect of Additives on the Composite Ignition Delay of JP-7 and JP-8," D. C. Kirk, J. L. Graham, and S. S. Sidhu, University of Dayton Research Institute; L. Q. Maurice, Air Force Research Laboratory

221

11:30

48.

"Measurement of Ignition Delay Time of PMMA Spheres in Reduced Gravity," J. Conley, M. Hillen, B. Dericks, S. Shaw, W. Abraham, and J. C. Chen, Rowan College

225

11:50

49.

"Controlling the Self-Ignition Behavior of Silane," W. Tsang and V. Babushok, NIST

229

12:10

 

Adjourn, Lunch


 

Tuesday morning, October 12, 1999

Page

8:30 AM

III. Invited Speaker: "Ether Additives for Reduced Diesel PM: Chemistry and Vehicle Emissions," M. Matti Maricq, Ford Motor Company;
Chair: W. M. Pitts, NIST

12

Session B-3 Diffusion Flames
Chair: K. M. Lyons, North Carolina State University

9:30

50.

"NO2 Emission from Burke-Schumann Flames," J. E. Navedo and R.-H. Chen, University of Central Florida

233

9:50

51.

"NO Emission Indices From Time-Varying and Steady Methane-Air Jet Diffusion Flames," E. M. Wilson and J. H. Miller, George Washington University

237

10:10

 

Break

10:30

52.

"A Flamelet-Based Approach for Direct Numerical Simulation of Laminar Methane-Air Jet Diffusion Flame Structure," A. Trouvé, George Washington University; D. D. Myre, U. S. Naval Academy; C. Mavriplis and J. H. Miller, George Washington University

241

10:50

53.

"Spectral Element Direct Numerical Simulations of Laminar Diffusion Flames," A. Tanborn, University of Maryland Baltimore County; C. Mavriplis, and J. H. Miller, George Washington University

245

11:10

54.

"Experimental Computational Study of Coflow Laminar Diffusion Flames in a Microgravity Environment," K. T. Walsh, J. Fielding, M. B. Long, and M. D. Smooke, Yale University

249

11:30

55.

"Simultaneous PIV and OH-PLIF Measurements in an Unsteady Counterflow Propane-Air Diffusion Flame," E. J. Welle and W. L. Roberts, North Carolina State University; C. D. Carter, Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc.; J. M. Donbar, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

253

11:50

56.

"Computational and Experimental Study of Ammonium Perchlorate Diffusion Flames," M. D. Smooke, Yale University; R. A. Yetter, Princeton University; T. P. Parr and D. M. Hanson-Parr, Naval Air Warfare Center

257

12:10

 

Adjourn, Lunch


 

Tuesday morning, October 12, 1999

Page

8:30 AM

III. Invited Speaker: "Ether Additives for Reduced Diesel PM: Chemistry and Vehicle Emissions," M. Matti Maricq, Ford Motor Company;
Chair: W. M. Pitts, NIST

12

Session C-3 Solid Fuels and Processes
Chair: R. S. Miller, Clemson University

9:30

57.

"Thermo-Chemical Conversion of the Intermediates of Biomass Pyrolysis," T. Fisher, M. R. Hajaligol, B. Waymack, and D. Kellogg, Philip Morris USA

261

9:50

58.

"Pyrolysis and Oxidation of Polyethylene in a Steady State Flow Reactor," B.-K. Park and J. W. Bozzelli, New Jersey Institute of Technology

265

10:10

 

Break

10:30

59.

"Competitive Chlorination of Benzene and Phenol over Model Fly Ash Surfaces," P. Edwards, R. Striebich, and S. Sidhu, University of Dayton Research Institute

269

10:50

60.

"Chlorination of Raw Meal Organics in Cement Kiln Preheat Zone," N. Kasti, S. Sidhu, and R. Striebich, University of Dayton Research Institute

273

11:10

61.

"Characterization of Chars from Poly-Phenolic Compounds," R. Sharma, M. R. Hajaligol, P. Martoglio, J. Wooten, and V. Baliga, Philip Morris USA

277

11:30

62.

"Pyrolysis Kinetics of Cellulosic Materials," B. Waymack, M. R. Hajaligol, T. Fisher, Philip Morris USA

281

11:50

63.

"Evaluation and Comparison of Heat of Combustion Value and Fuel Test Data for a Synthetic Refuse-Derived Fuel," S. S. Thipse and C. Sheng, New Jersey Institute of Technology

285

12:10

 

Adjourn, Lunch


 

Tuesday afternoon, October 12, 1999

Page

1:30 PM

IV. Invited Speaker: "Chemical Fire Suppressants: How Can We Replace Halon?" James W. Fleming, Naval Research Laboratory;
Chair: P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

16

Session A-4 Reaction Rates
Chair: E. R. Ritter, Villanova

2:30

64.

"Fast Chemical Reaction Effect Upon Diffusivity," W. T. Ashurst, H. N. Najm, and P. H. Paul, Sandia National Laboratories -- Presentation withdrawn

289

2:50

65.

"Reaction of Unimolecular Dissociation of Formyl Radical, HCO -> H+CO, Studied Over 1 - 100 Bar Buffer Gas Pressure Range," L. N. Krasnoperov and E. N. Chesnokov, NJIT

293

3:10

Break

3:30

66.

"Kinetic and Mechanistic Studies of the Reaction of Hydroxyl Radicals with Trichloroethylene," L. B. Tichenor, A. El-Sinawi, T. Yamada, and P. H. Taylor, University of Dayton Research Institute; J. Ping, X. Hu, and P. Marshall, University of North Texas

296

3:50

67.

"Kinetics of Radical-Radical Reactions: C2H5 + C2H5, C2H5 + CH3, and C3H5 + CH3," V. D. Knyazev, E. Shafir, and I. R. Slagle, Catholic University of America

300

4:10

68.

"The Reaction of C6H5 with CO: Kinetic Measurement and Theoretical Correlation with the Reverse Process," G.-J. Nam, W. Xia, J. Park, and M. C. Lin, Emory University

304

4:30

69.

"Experimental and Theoretical Studies of the C6H5 + C6H6 Reaction," J. Park, S. Burova, A. S. Rodgers, and M. C. Lin, Emory University

308

4:50

70.

"Kinetic Study on Vinyl Radical Addition to Chloroethene," T. Yamada, M. Steiger, and P. H. Taylor, University of Dayton Research Institute; J. W. Bozzelli, NJIT

312

5:10

71.

"Unimolecular Reactions of o-C6H4: the Significant Effect of Isomerization on the Decomposition Process," L. V. Moskaleva, L. K. Madden, and M. C. Lin, Emory University

316

5:30

 

Business meeting

6:00

 

Banquet


 

Tuesday afternoon, October 12, 1999

Page

1:30 PM

IV. Invited Speaker: "Chemical Fire Suppressants: How Can We Replace Halon?" James W. Fleming, Naval Research Laboratory;
Chair: P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

16

Session B-4 Soot
Chair: J. H. Miller, George Washington University:

2:30

72.

"Application of Laser Induced Incandescence to the Detection of Soot Yields in Combustion Test Facilities," W. T. Rawlins, B. L. Upschulte, P. A. Mulhall, K. R. McManus, J. H. Frank, E. T. Wetjen, and M. G. Allen, Physical Sciences, Inc.; C. Wey, Dynacs, Inc.; M. J. Rabinowitz, NASA Glenn Research Ctr

320

2:50

73.

"A Simple Two-Angle Laser-Scattering Technique for Characterization of Soot in Flames," U. O. Koylu, Florida International University

324

3:10

 

Break

3:30

74.

"The Shock Tube as a Device for Examining Particulate Emissions from the Combustion of Alternative Diesel Fuels," J. L. Graham, D. C. Kirk, R. C. Striebich, and S. S. Sidhu, University of Dayton Research Institute

328

3:50

75.

"Experimental Study of Nonfuel Hydrocarbons and Soot in Coflowing Partially Premixed Ethylene/Air Flames," C. S. McEnally and L. D. Pfefferle, Yale University

332

4:10

76.

"Sooting Characteristics of Normal and Inverse Diffusion Flames," C. R. Kaplan and K. Kailasanath, Naval Research Laboratory

336

4:30

77.

"Growth of Soot Particulates in Laminar, Premixed Flames," M. Liscinsky, M. Colket, B. True, R. Hall, and A. Bhargava, United Technologies Research Center

340

4:50

78.

"Towards Quantitative Modeling of Soot Formation in Coflow Diffusion Flames," M. D. Smooke, Yale University; M. B. Colket and R. J. Hall, United Technologies Research Center

344

5:10

79.

"Calculations of Soot Aggregate Growth and Oxidation Using a Sectional Size Representation," R. J. Hall and M. B. Colket, United Technologies Research Center

348

5:30

 

Business meeting

6:00

 

Banquet


 

Tuesday afternoon, October 12, 1999

Page

1:30 PM

IV. Invited Speaker: "Chemical Fire Suppressants: How Can We Replace Halon?" James W. Fleming, Naval Research Laboratory;
Chair: P. R. Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts

16

Session C-4 Partially Premixed and Premixed Flames
Chair: L. G. Blevins, NIST

2:30

80.

"Preferential-Diffusion Effects on Premixed Hydrogen-Fueled Flames: Measurements and Predictions," O. C. Kwon and G. M. Faeth, University of Michigan

351

2:50

81.

"Temperatures of Positively and Negatively Stretched Flames," K. Yamamoto, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan; S. Ishizuka, Hiroshima University, Japan

355

3:10

 

Break

3:30

82.

"Burning Velocity Measurements in Micro-Gravity Conditions," M. Ulinski, Z. Li, M. Elia, C. Fletcher, and M. Metghalchi, Northeastern University

359

3:50

83.

"On the Establishment of Stationary Flame Balls," L. He, S. D. Tse, and C. K. Law, Princeton University

363

4:10

84.

"On the Branched-Chain Mechanism of Hydrogen-Chlorine Reactions: Laminar Flame Speed Experiments and Kinetic Modeling of H2/Cl2/N2 Mixtures," J. C. Leylegian and C. K. Law, Princeton University; H. Wang, University of Delaware

367

4:30

85.

"Impact of Hydrogen-Doping on Lean-Premixed Methane Flame Stability," Y. Cong and G. S. Jackson, Univ. of Maryland

371

4:50

86.

"Modified Form of the Equation of Motion and Its Solution for Laminar Flow Over Flat Plate and Through Circular Pipes and The Modified Helmholtz Vorticity Equation," S. H. Sohrab, Northwestern University

375

5:10

87.

"Numerical Simulation of Acoustic-Flame Interactions in a One-Dimensional Tube," A. A. Thaker and H. K. Chelliah, University of Virginia

379

5:30

 

Business meeting

6:00

 

Banquet


 

Wednesday morning, October 13, 1999

Page

8:30 AM

V. Invited Speaker: "Flow Dynamics of Buoyant Plumes and Diffusion Flames,'' Baki M. Cetegen, University of Connecticut;
Chair: J. H. Miller, George Washington University

24

Session A-5 Flow Reactor Studies
Chair: J. W. Bozzelli, New Jersey Institute of Technology

9:30

88.

"Computational and Experimental Study of Coflowing Partially Premixed Methane/Air Flames," B. A. V. Bennett, M. D. Smooke, C. S. McEnally, and L. D. Pfefferle, Yale University

383

9:50

89.

"Effects of Reaction Kinetics and Heat Transfer on Combustion Oscillation of Methane in Perfectly Stirred Reactor," M. T. McGarry and H. Wang, University of Delaware

387

10:10

 

Break

10:30

90.

"Thermal Decomposition of Dichlorofluoromethane: An Experimental and Modeling Study," M. A. Smith and E. R. Ritter, Villanova University

391

10:50

91.

"The Oxidation of Iso-Octane in the Intermediate Temperature Regime Under Both Lean and Diluted Stoichiometric Conditions," J.-S. Chen and T. A. Litzinger, The Pennsylvania State University; H. J. Curran, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

395

11:10

92.

"De Novo Synthesis Mechanism of Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans from Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Characteristic Isomers of Polychlorinated Napthalenes," F. Iino, University of Tokyo, Japan; T. Imagawa and M. Takeuchi, National Institute for Resources and Environment, Japan; M. Sadakata, University of Tokyo, Japan; R. Weber, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., Japan

399

11:30

93.

"Further Studies of NOx-Sensitised Oxidations at Low Temperature," Melita Jazbec and Brian S. Haynes, University of Sydney

403

11:50

 

Adjourn


 

Wednesday morning, October 13, 1999

Page

8:30 AM

V. Invited Speaker: "Flow Dynamics of Buoyant Plumes and Diffusion Flames,'' Baki M. Cetegen, University of Connecticut;
Chair: J. H. Miller, George Washington University

24

Session B-5 Turbulent Combustion
Chair: F. Battaglia, Iowa State University

9:30

94.

"LIF-LII Images of a Turbulent Gas-Jet Diffusion Flame," R. L. Vander Wal, National Center for Microgravity Research

407

9:50

95.

"Flamelet Orientations and the Burning Rate Integral of SI Engine Flames," D. A. Knaus and F. C. Gouldin, Cornell University; P. C. Hinze and P. C. Miles, Sandia National Laboratory

411

10:10

 

Break

10:30

96.

"Large-Eddy Simulation of a Turbulent Piloted Methane/Air Diffusion Flame (Sandia Flame D)," H. Pitsch and H. Steiner, Stanford University

415

10:50

97.

"A Modified Coherent Flame Model to Describe Turbulent Flame Propagation in Mixtures With Variable Composition," J. Hélie, Institut Français du Pétrole, France; A. Trouvé, George Washington University

419

11:10

98.

"Direct Numerical Simulation of Forced Compressible Turbulence at Supercritical Pressure: Nitrogen-Hydrocarbon Mixtures," R. S. Miller, Clemson University

423

11:30

99.

"The New Regimes of 'Intensely Wrinkled' and 'Shredded' Nonpremixed Flames - Images of the Reaction Zone," A. Ratner and J. F. Driscoll, University of Michigan; J. M. Donbar, Wright-Patterson AFB; C. D. Carter, Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc; J. A. Mullin and W. J. A. Dahm, University of Michigan

427

11:50

100.

"The IRST Model for Turbulent Premixed Non-Adiabatic Methane Flames. Verification of Temperature Prediction," J. B. W. Kok and J. J. J. Louis, University of Twente, Netherlands

431

12:10

 

Adjourn


 

Wednesday morning, October 13, 1999

Page

8:30 AM

V. Invited Speaker: "Flow Dynamics of Buoyant Plumes and Diffusion Flames,'' Baki M. Cetegen, University of Connecticut;
Chair: J. H. Miller, George Washington University

24

Session C-5 Two-Phase Combustion
Chair: J. C. Chen, Rowan College

9:30

101.

"Initial Observations on the Burning of an Ethanol Droplet in Microgravity," A. Kazakov, B. Urban, J. Conley, and F. L. Dryer, Princeton University

435

9:50

102.

"Benchmark Database for Input and Validation of Multiphase Combustion Models," J. F. Widmann, S. R. Charagundla, and C. Presser, NIST

439

10:10

 

Break

10:30

103.

"Effect of Vorticity Generation on the Droplet Dispersion of a High-Pressure Outward Opening Injector," C. Cairoli, A. A. Thaker, and H. K. Chelliah, University of Virginia; W. Ren, Siemens Automotive

443

10:50

104.

"Laser Induced Fluorescence Imaging of the Hafnium Monoxide Radical in the Reaction Zone Surrounding Burning Hafnium Metal Droplets," L. F. Ernst, R. A. Yetter, and F. L. Dryer, Princeton University

447

11:10

105.

"Combustion of Boron by O2/NF3/N2 Oxidizers," D. G. Keil, E. L. Dreizin, and V. K. Hoffman, Titan Corporation; H. F. Calcote, ChemIon, Inc.

451

11:30

106.

"Numerical Study of the Impact of Collisions on Particle Dispersion in a Shear Layer," M. C. Soteriou and J. H. Mosley, University of Connecticut

455

11:50

107.

"Effects of Pressure, Molecular Weight and Oxygen Potential on Hydrocarbon Droplet Gasification and Combustion Characteristics under Supercritical Pressure Environments," Y. D. Yeboah, J. X. Nie, and K. B. Bota, Clark Atlanta University

459

12:10

 

Adjourn


 

Last update: October 5, 1999.