volume 157, issue 4, P667-675 2010
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2010.01.006
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Shuang-Feng Wang, Hai Zhang, Jozef Jarosinski, Andrzej Gorczakowski, Jerzy Podfilipski

Abstract: a b s t r a c tEffects of flame stretch on the laminar burning velocities of near-limit fuel-lean methane/air flames have been studied experimentally using a microgravity environment to minimize the complications of buoyancy. Outwardly propagating spherical flames were employed to assess the sensitivities of the laminar burning velocity to flame stretch, represented by Markstein lengths, and the fundamental laminar burning velocities of unstretched flames. Resulting data were reported for methane/air mixtures…

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