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Single droplet combustion of decane in microgravity: experiments and numerical modelling. (English) Zbl 1086.80002
The purpose of the paper is to solve numerically the evolution system describing the combustion of a decane droplet in a microgravity environment. Assuming a spherical symmetry, the authors indeed write the coupled system of nonlinear heat equations both in the gas and liquid phases. Their numerical scheme is based on classical methods and their results are in quite good agreement with the experimental data, as shown in many figures obtained when changing the values of the physical coefficients.

MSC:
80A25 Combustion
76T10 Liquid-gas two-phase flows, bubbly flows
80M20 Finite difference methods applied to problems in thermodynamics and heat transfer
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