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CH4_19_184_11_LU (Lu19) ARC mechanism


  • Type of mechanism     :  ARC
  • Fuels used                     :  Methane
  • Oxidizer used                 : Air
  • Number of species      :  19 + 11 QSS
  • Number of reactions    :  184
  • Cases of application    :  0D, 1D


This mechanism has been derived by Tianfeng Lu in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University.

It is derived from a 30 species skeletal mechanism itself derived from the GRI-mech 3.0.

It comprises 19 transported species, 11 QSS species and 184 reactions.

More details on UCONN website.

NB: The original fortran file was using CGS unit system (Chemkin) for the production rates computation; corrections have been made for it to work in SI unit system (with kmol instead of mol in Cantera). A comment indicates those modifications within the file.


T.F. Lu and C.K. Law, “A criterion based on computational singular perturbation for the identification of quasi steady state species: A reduced mechanism for methane oxidation with NO chemistry,” Combustion and Flame, Vol.154 No.4 pp.761-774, 2008. [file]


Cti file

Fortran file


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