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MODELLING OF FLAMES SUBJECTED TO STRONG ELECTRIC FIELDS AND PULSED PLASMAS
thesisposted on 29.07.2021, 20:56 authored by Bang-shiuh ChenBang-shiuh Chen
The thesis focus on simulating one-dimensional flame subjected to a microwave and nanosecond pulse. We modified open-source codes Cantera and Ember to perform one-dimensional flame simulations for steady and unsteady state, respectively. Our model is computationally efficient to perform simulations in a range of parameters such as electric field strength, flow strain rate, and pulse repetitive frequency. Our model for the one-dimensional flame subjected to a microwave predicted flame speed enhancement more accurately than the previous studies.