OctaneDropCombustEPLect26ME525SP2011 - 4.5x10-7 m 2/s(b...

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ME 525 Example Problem: Burning of an n-Octane Droplet in Air An n-octane droplet burns in air. The droplet diameter D = 1 mm and the ambient air temperature and pressure are 298 K and 1 bar, respectively. (a) Find the burning rate constant K 0 , uncorrected for natural convection. (Answer:
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Unformatted text preview: 4.5x10-7 m 2 /s) (b) Find the natural convection correction factor (1+f B ) . (Answer: 1.35) (c) Find the forced convection correction factor (1+f C ) when the droplet is placed in a flow with v rel = 0.3 m/s. (Answer: 1.35) (d) Calculate Y F,s and T s . (Answers: 0.89, 395 K)...
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