Combustion Synthesis: Novel Routes to Novel Materials

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Combustion synthesis covers a wide range of technologies to produce advanced materials, ranging from oxides, nitrides and intermetallics to various nanostructured compounds, such as nanopowders and ...
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Combustion in Porous Inert Media

Pp. 195-205 (11)

M. Abdul Mujeebu, M. Zulkifly Abdullah, M. Zailani Abu Bakar and A. A. Mohamad

Abstract

The rapid advances in technology and improved living standard of the society necessitate abundant use of fossil fuels which poses two major challenges to any nation. One is fast depletion of fossil fuel resources; the other is environmental pollution. The Porous Medium Combustion (PMC) has proved to be one of the feasible options to tackle the aforesaid problems to a remarkable extent. PMC has interesting advantages compared with free flame combustion due to the higher burning rates, the increased power dynamic range, the extension of the lean flammability limits, and the low emissions of pollutants. This chapter gives an outline of PMC, right from the history till the current stage, based on a thorough review of the documented investigations in this area.

Affiliation:

Universiti Sains Malaysia.