volume 158, issue 8, P1444-1455 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2010.12.028
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Abstract: Due to its considerable advantages over lower alcohols such as ethanol, in particular with regard to its physical properties like volatility, corrosivity, and hygroscopicity, butanol has attracted considerable interest as a potential biofuel candidate. It has therefore been a target of a series of experimental studies probing its combustion characteristics. Nevertheless, its ignition behaviour at elevated pressures still remains widely unexplored. The present study investigates the oxidation of n-butanol at pr…

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