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C7H16_oO2_29_94_6_JW ARC mechanism


  • Type of mechanism     :  ARC
  • Fuels used                     :  heptane
  • Oxidizer used                 : oxygen
  • Number of species      :  29 + 6 QSS
  • Number of reactions    :  94
  • Cases of application    :  0D, 1D counter flow diffusion


This mechanism has been derived by Jonathan Wirtz at CERFACS.
It is derived from the detailed Jerzembeck high temperature scheme. The associated skeletal mechanism can be found here.

This mechanism can be used for various mix of C7H16/N2 combustion in pure oxygen at atmospheric conditions for auto-ignition time and counterflow diffusion flames.

Validity has been evaluated for 1D counterflow diffusion flames on the following range : P = 1 bar, T = 400 K, phi = 0.1 – 11, SR=1e0-1e5.

Validity has been evaluated for 0D auto-ignition reactors on the following range : P = 1 bar, T = 1000K, phi =1.

The ARC mechanism comprises 29 transported species, 6 QSS species and 94 reactions.



Jonathan Wirtz, Benedicte Cuenot, Eleonore Riber, Numerical study of a polydisperse spray counterflow diffusion flame, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2020.05.042. [file]



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