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CH4/air BFER mechanism


  • Type of mechanism     :  Global
  • Fuels used                     :  Methane
  • Oxidizer used                 : Air
  • Number of species      :  6
  • Number of reactions    :  2
  • Cases of application    :  0D, 1D


Developed by Benedetta Franzelli at CERFACS.

This global mechanism is tailored to be valid for a wide range of temperature, pressure and equivalence ratio.

It comprises 6 species and 2 reactions.


Franzelli B, Riber E, Gicquel L, Poinsot T. Large-Eddy Simulation of combustion instabilities in a lean partially premixed swirled flame. Combust Flame 2012;159(2):621-637.


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