ME 822- Homework 3
Date Assigned: 01/30/14 Date Due: 02/06/14
(1) Methane CH 4 burns with air with liquid water added to the reactants. Methane, air, and liquid
water are all admitted at a temperature of T 300 K with pressure of P 1 atm . The chemical
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Homework 4-Instructions
For this assignment, CHEMKIN will be used to model the combustion of fuel and air with a constant
volume (closed reactor). The following steps will show you how to run the simulation at a specific initial
temperature and pressure.
ME 822- Homework 4 CHEMKIN Assignment
Date Assigned: 02/06/14 Date Due: 02/20/14
Please read through the all of the instructions before beginning this assignment. Use a fuel of your
choice to model (except not hydrogen). Please download the mechanism from
ME 822- Homework 5
Date Assigned: 02/21/14 Date Due: 03/13/14
Please answer the following problems which can be found in An Introduction to Combustion by Stephen
R. Turns:
Chapter 8 Problems 8.13 and 8.15
Chapter 9 Problems 9.5 and 9.12
Chapter 10 Problem
Homework 3 Answers
Governing Equations
(A) Lean Methane/Air Combustion with Water Addition 0 1.0
Cx H y a O2 3.76 N2 xw H 2O l cH 2O g dH 2O l eCO2 hO2 kN 2
Atom balances:
x y/4
a
; x 1, y 4 for CH 4
We have c, d, e, h, and k and temperature as the six u
ME 822- Homework 2
Date Assigned: 01/16/14 Date Due: 01/23/14
1) Using Figures 1.1 and 1.2 (below), which show graphs of U. S. Energy sources and consumption
by end-use sectors, for 2007 and the U. S. Energy Information Energy Agency websites at
http:/www
Homework 1
1. Estimate a typical students personal carbon footprint using the EPA Individual Carbon
Footprint Calculator at:
http:/www.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/ind-calculator.html
State your assumptions.
2. Use the carbon footprint calculator fr
ME 422
Introduction to Combustion
DIMENSIONS AND UNITS
Physical Quantity
mass
SI Unit
kilogram (kg)
1 kg = 2.20 lbm
USCS Unit
pound-mass (lbm)
1 lbm = 0.45 kg
length
meter (m)
1 m = 3.28 ft
foot(ft)
1 ft = 0.305 m
time
second(s)
second(s)
temperature
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