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Assessment of chemical mechanism and chemical reaction sensitivity analysis for CH4/H2 flame under mild combustion environment

ABSTRACT
To analyze the performance of different chemical mechanisms on the prediction under Moderate and Intense Low-Oxygen Dilution (MILD) combustion environment, six different kinds of mechanisms were tested by solving the Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes equations in a two-dimensional domain with the Eddy Dissipation Concept (EDC) model by Fluent software. Temperature and the species concentration of OH, CO and H2O were compared with the experiment data. The experiment results showed some similarities for each chemical mechanism as well as discrepancies. The comparison of Methane oxidation route between the GRI2.11 and GRI3.0 mechanisms was made by Chemkin code. Reaction 95 and 147 were responsible for low temperature region for GRI2.11 mechanism at downstream area.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2018-08-11
PAPER REVISED: 2018-11-26
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2018-12-07
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2018-12-16
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI180811347Y
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