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C2H4_32_206_LU (Lu’s ethylene) skeletal mechanism


  • Type of mechanism     :  Skeletal
  • Fuels used                     :  Ethylene, Acethylene
    Oxidizer used                 : Air
    Number of species      :  32
  • Number of reactions    :  206
  • Cases of application    :  0D, 1D


Developed at the University of Southern California by Professor Tianfeng Lu, this mechanism aims at representing ethylene and acethylene combustion.

It is a skeletal kinetic mechanism, derived from USC II mechanism, with 32 species in 206 reactions.

More details on UCONN website.


Z. Luo, C.S. Yoo, E.S. Richardson, J.H. Chen, C.K. Law, and T.F. Lu, “Chemical explosive mode analysis for a turbulent lifted ethylene jet flame in highly-heated coflow,” Combustion and Flame, Vol. 159 No. 1, pp. 265-274, 2012.


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