volume 156, issue 2, P273-291 2009
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2008.11.008
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Abstract: AbstractThis work presents results from detailed chemical kinetics calculations of electronically excited OH (A 2 Ȉ, denoted as OH*) and CH (A 2 ǻ, denoted as CH*) chemiluminescent species in laminar premixed and non-premixed counterflow methane-air flames, at atmospheric pressure. Eight different detailed chemistry mechanisms, with added elementary reactions that account for the formation and destruction of the chemiluminescent species OH* and CH*, are studied. The effects of flow strain rate and equivalence…

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