Relevant to the self-propagating high-temperature synthesis (SHS) process, an analytical study has been made to investigate dependence of its flame initiation on system parameters, such as operating and physicochemical parameters, in order to obtain ignition energy. Use has been made of the heterogeneous theory which can satisfactorily account for the premixed mode of the bulk flame propagation supported by the nonpremixed mode of particle consumption. It is found that the ignition energy strongly depends on not only heat loss, but also particle size of the higher melting-point metal, which has not been captured in the homogeneous theory.
Initiation of SHS Flame Induced by Another SHS Flame—Evaluation of the Ignition Energy
Contributed by the Fuels and Combustion Technologies Division and presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Advanced Energy Conversion Systems and Related Technologies, Nagoya, Japan, December 1–3, 1998, of THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS. Manuscript received by the FACT Division, March 15, 2000; revised manuscript received October 30, 2000 Associate Editor: C. Saltiel.
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Makino, A. (October 30, 2000). "Initiation of SHS Flame Induced by Another SHS Flame—Evaluation of the Ignition Energy ." ASME. J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2001; 123(1): 70–75. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1345892
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