volume 159, issue 2, P665-672 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.07.013
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Sean W. Yoo, Swetaprovo Chaudhuri, Kurt R. Sacksteder, Peng Zhang, Delin Zhu, Chung K. Law

Abstract: Microgravity experiments were conducted in the 2.2-s drop tower and zero-gravity facility at NASA-GRC to gain fundamental understanding of the effects of spinning on an otherwise spherical diffusion flame. The flames were generated by injecting either a fuel or an oxidizer mixture from a porous burner to a controlled ambient of either an oxidizer or fuel mixture, respectively. Results show that the polar flame location scales with the angular velocity monotonically as x a , where a is greater and smaller than …

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