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Combustion - 3rd edition

Combustion (ISBN10: 0122858522; ISBN13: 9780122858529)
ISBN13: 978-0122858529
ISBN10: 0122858522

Summary: This Third Edition of Glassman's classic text clearly defines the role of chemistry, physics, and fluid mechanics as applied to the complex topic of combustion. Glassman's insightful introductory text emphasizes underlying physical and chemical principles, and encompasses engine technology, fire safety, materials synthesis, detonation phenomena, hydrocarbon fuel oxidation mechanisms, and environmental considerations. Combustion has been rewritten to integrate the tex
t, figures, and appendixes, detailing available combustion codes, making it not only an excellent introductory text but also an important reference source for professionals in the field.
  • Explains complex combustion phenomena with physical insight rather than extensive mathematics
  • Clarifies postulates in the text using extensive computational results in figures
  • Lists modern combustion programs indicating usage and availability
  • Relates combustion concepts to practical applications
...show more
Summary: This Third Edition of Glassman's classic text clearly defines the role of chemistry, physics, and fluid mechanics as applied to the complex topic of combustion. Glassman's insightful introductory text emphasizes underlying physical and chemical principles, and encompasses engine technology, fire safety, materials synthesis, detonation phenomena, hydrocarbon fuel oxidation mechanisms, and environmental considerations. Combustion has been rewritten to integrate the text, figures, and appendixes, detailing available combustion codes, making it not only an excellent introductory text but also an important reference source for professionals in the field.
  • Explains complex combustion phenomena with physical insight rather than extensive mathematics
  • Clarifies postulates in the text using extensive computational results in figures
  • Lists modern combustion programs indicating usage and availability
  • Relates combustion concepts to practical applications
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 96
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.
Year Published: 1996
International: No

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