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2013-08-26 23:20:14

Combustion Controls, Equipments & Systems Market - By Product [Components (Boilers, Thermal Oxidizers, Incinerators, Gas Turbines), Systems, Monitoring & Control Instruments], Application & Geography (2013 - 2018) is a new research report available through ReportsnReports.com Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Combustion controls process is a complex sequence of chemical reactions taking place between a fuel and an oxidant resulting in the formation of heat. The energy thus...

2013-08-14 09:40:07

As demand climbs for more fuel-efficient vehicles, knowledge compiled over several years about diesel engines and a new strategy known as "low-temperature combustion" (LTC) might soon lead auto manufacturers and consumers to broader use of cleaner diesel engines in the United States. The journal Progress in Energy and Combustion Science published a summary of recent research on diesel LTC in a review article titled "Conceptual models for partially premixed low-temperature diesel...

2013-07-12 23:22:40

The v4.20 es-ice release gives users extensive new physics capabilities and pre-processing developments to deliver rapid and more accurate in-cylinder simulation. New York and London (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 CD-adapco is pleased to announce the release of v4.20 of STAR-CD and es-ice IC Engine simulation software. The v4.20 release gives users extensive new physics capabilities and pre-processing developments to deliver rapid and more accurate in-cylinder simulation. In es-ice, template...

Space Fire Makes Spherical Cool Flames
2013-06-18 15:59:49

[ Watch the video "Strange Flames On The International Space Station" ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) analyzed the behavior of flames in space, including how and why they form little "spheres." Thousands of chemical reactions take place simultaneously within a flame. Hydrocrabon molecules from the wick are vaporized and cracked apart by heat, and they combine with oxygen to produce light, heat, carbon...


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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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