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CH4_17_73_LU skeletal mechanism


  • Type of mechanism     :  Skeletal
  • Fuels used                     :  Methane
  • Oxidizer used                 : Air
  • Number of species      :  17
  • Number of reactions    :  73
  • Cases of application    :  1D


This mechanism has been derived by Ramanan Sankaran in the Combustion Research Facility at Sandia National Laboratories.

It is a skeletal mechanism, derived from the GRI-mech 1.2., with 17 species and 73 reactions.

This mechanism is advised by the authors to be used only for flame speed calculations.

More details on UCONN website.


R. Sankaran, E.R. Hawkes, J.H. Chen, T.F. Lu, C.K. Law, “Structure of a spatially developing turbulent lean methane-air Bunsen flame,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 31 (2007) 1291-1298. [file]


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