A simple analytical model for the mixing and combustion of an axisymmetric turbulent gaseous fuel jet discharging into a co-flowing streaming gaseous environment of an auxiliary fuel and/or a diluent homogeneously mixed with air is presented. A number of gaseous fuels and diluents are considered. It is shown that the combustion characteristics of a fuel jet can be modified significantly by the presence of a relatively small amount of a fuel in the surrounding air at concentrations well below the corresponding local flammability limits. Correlative procedures are presented for estimating changes in the flame length, the size of the combustion zone, and the blowout limits with changes in the type and concentration of the fuel in the surroundings. Predicted values showed generally good agreement with the corresponding experimental values.

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