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Study on hybrid combustion of aero-suspensions of boron-aluminum powders in a quiescent reaction medium

Afzalabadi, Abolfazl; Poorfar, Alireza Khoeini; Bidabadi, Mehdi; Moghadasi, Hesam; Hochgreb, Simone; Rahbari, Alireza; Dubois, Charles


The present research deals with a hybrid combustion of aluminum/boron dust particles in a heterogeneous quiescent reaction medium with spatially discrete heat sources. A developed thermal model is employed to estimate flame propagation speed in a reaction medium. The burning velocity and minimum ignition energy are studied parametrically as a function of dust concentration and particle diameter for different percentages of boron powder in a hybrid mixture of aluminum/boron dust cloud. The model...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries
DOI: 10.1016/j.jlp.2017.08.012


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