volume 155, issue 3, P370-379 2008
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2008.04.020
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M. Oevermann, H. Schmidt, A.R. Kerstein

Abstract: The influence of thermal stratification on autoignition at constant volume and high pressure is investigated under turbulent conditions using the one-dimensional linear eddy model (LEM) and detailed hydrogen/air chemistry. Results are presented for the influence of initial temperature inhomogeneities on the heat release rate and the relative importance of diffusion and chemical reactions. The predicted heat release rates are compared with heat release rates of recent published studies obtained by two-dimensio…

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