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• #### Extracting flame describing functions in the presence of self-excited thermoacoustic oscillations ﻿

One of the key elements in the prediction of thermoacoustic oscillations is the determination of the acoustic response of flames as an element in an acoustic network, in the form of a flame describing function (FDF). In ...
• #### Favre- and Reynolds-averaged velocity measurements: interpreting PIV and LDA measurements in combustion ﻿

(Elsevier, 2014-07-04)
Previous studies using particle image velocimetry (PIV) and laser Doppler anemometry (LDA) have raised the question of how these measurements should be compared. This study reports on the difference between Favre-averaged ...
• #### Flame structure, spectroscopy and emissions quantification of rapeseed biodiesel under model gas turbine conditions ﻿

(Elsevier Ltd, 2017-01-01)
The spray combustion characteristics of rapeseed biodiesel/methyl esters (RME) and 50% RME/diesel blend were investigated and compared with conventional diesel fuel, using a model swirl flame burner. The detailed database ...
• #### Flow Field Results of the Cambridge Stratified Swirl Burner Using Laser Doppler Anemometer ﻿

(Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, 2012-06-08)
• #### High Spatial Resolution Laser Cavity Extinction and Laser Induced Incandescence in Low Soot Producing Flames ﻿

(Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015-06-26)
• #### Igniter-induced hybrids in the 20-l sphere ﻿

(Elsevier, 2017-09-01)
Dust explosibility is traditionally described by two parameters, namely the maximum explosion pressure, P$_{max}$, and the deflagration index, K$_{St}$, usually determined through testing in a closed, pressure-resistant ...
• #### Large-Eddy Simulation of Pulverized Coal Jet Flame -Effect of Oxygen Concentration on NOx formation ﻿

(Elsevier, 2014-11-13)
Large-eddy simulation is applied to a laboratory-scale open-type pulverized coal flame generated by a triple stream burner, and the NO production and reduction in oxy- fuel condition are investigated for the first time. ...
• #### Laser diagnostics of pulverized coal combustion in O_2/N_2 and O_2/CO_2 conditions: velocity and scalar field measurements ﻿

(2015-05-13)
• #### Measurements of the effect of boundary conditions on upstream and downstream noise arising from entropy spots ﻿

(The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2017-01-01)
Pressure fluctuations in combustors arise either directly from the heat release rate perturbations of the flame (direct noise), or indirectly from the acceleration of entropy, vorticity or compositional perturbations through ...
• #### Modelling of direct ultraviolet photoionization and charge recombination of aerosol nanoparticles in continuous flow ﻿

(AIP Publishing, 2017-01-14)
© 2017 Author(s).Ultrafine aerosol particles are electrically charged in a range of devices to enable their detection, capture, and control. Direct ultraviolet (UV) photoionization enables increased charging of some ...
• #### Nonlinear dynamics of a self-excited thermoacoustic system subjected to acoustic forcing ﻿

(Elsevier, 2014-06-25)
We experimentally study the nonlinear dynamics of a self-excited thermoacoustic system subjected to acoustic forcing. Our aim is to relate these dynamics to the behavior of universal model oscillators subjected to external ...
• #### Nonlinear dynamics of a self-excited thermoacoustic system subjected to acoustic forcing ﻿

(Elsevier, 2014-06-25)
We experimentally study the nonlinear dynamics of a self-excited thermoacoustic system subjected to acoustic forcing. Our aim is to relate these dynamics to the behavior of universal model oscillators subjected to external ...
• #### Planar 2-color time-resolved laser-induced incandescence measurements of soot in a diffusion flame ﻿

Planar two-dimensional two-colour time-resolved laser-induced incandescence (2D-2C-TiRe-LII) is employed to investigate soot formation in a standard ethylene laminar di usion ame. The time resolution of the 2D LII signal ...
• #### PLIF Measurements of Nitric Oxide and Hydroxyl Radicals Distributions in Swirled Stratified Premixed Flames ﻿

(Instituto Superior Técnico - Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, Instituto Superior Técnico - Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, 2016-07-04)
Environmental and economic concerns have pushed aeronautical authorities to set stringent environmental regulations on fuel consumption, noise production, and pollutant emission. Engine manufacturers are developing novel ...
• #### Quantitative Temperature Measurement of High Pressure CH$_{4}$/O$_{2}$/N$_{2}$ Laminar Flames Using Laser Induced Thermal Grating Spectroscopy (LITGS) ﻿

(Combustion Society of Japan, Combustion Society of Japan, 2016-10)
Laser diagnostics for quantitative measurements of temperature are important in high pressure and high temperature environments. In this study, Laser Induced Thermal Grating Spectroscopy (LITGS) is employed for oxygen ...
• #### Quantitative Temperature Measurement of Toluene/Air Mixture Using Laser-Induced Thermal Grating Spectroscopy ﻿

(Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2016-11-01)
The ability to obtain laser based quantitative temperature measurements is particularly important in high pressure environments. In this study, quantitative temperature measurements using Laser Induced Thermal Grating ...
• #### The response of stratified swirling flames to acoustic forcing: Experiments and comparison to model ﻿

(Elsevier, 2014-07-14)
Abstract The gradient of local equivalence ratio in reacting mixtures significantly affects the flame structure and their corresponding response to acoustic velocity perturbations. We study the effect of acoustic velocity ...
• #### Scalar dissipation rate and scales in swirling turbulent premixed flames ﻿

(Elsevier, Elsevier, 2017)
Simultaneous Rayleigh scattering and OH-PLIF imaging measurements of temperature and OH were used to investigate the properties of turbulent premixed flames, including the nature of the 2D thermal structures and scalar ...
• #### Simultaneous 2D gas-phase temperature and velocity measurements by thermographic PIV with ZnO tracers ﻿

(2016-04-13)
Thermographic PIV is a recently developed technique that can achieve simultaneous 2D temperature and velocity measurements in turbulent flows/flames by seeding phosphor particles as a tracer. In essence it is a combination ...
• #### Simultaneous, two-camera, 2D gas-phase temperature and velocity measurements by thermographic particle image velocimetry with ZnO tracers ﻿

(Springer, 2017-04-01)
This work presents simultaneous 2D temperature and velocity measurements on a heated jet using two non-intensified cameras to realize thermographic PIV. In contrast to previous studies which use separate PIV cameras and ...