Accession Number : AD0469083


Title :   SOME RESEARCH PERTAINING TO THE PROBLEM OF PREDICTING THE BURNING RATE OF CELLULOSIC FUELS.


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,


Corporate Author : MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS INST OF TECH


Personal Author(s) : Blackshear, Perry L , Jr ; Murty, Kanury A ; Murayama, Noboru


Report Date : 30 Aug 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 1


Abstract : Contents: Papers--Heat Transfer Effect in the Transient Pyrolysis of Cellulose Slabs; Some Effects of Size, Orientation, and Fuel Molecular Weight on the Burning of Fuel Soaked Wicks; The Influence of Internal Convection on the Transient Pyrolysis of Cellulose: Abstracts--Primary and Secondary Pyrolysis Effects in the Transfer of Heat and Mass in Thermally Decomposing Solids; The Effect of Size, Orientation, Thermal Diffusivity and Pyrolysis Kinetics on the Gross Mass Loss Rate and Flame Extinction of Alpha-Cellulose Cylinders Burning in Air; A Method of Calculating Thermal Diffusivity of Solids From Transient Measurements; Temperature Distributions and Thermal Decomposition Rates Calculated for Circular Cylinders of Finite Length; The Use of a Simple Porous Plug Reactor for Determining the Characteristics of the Secondary Pyrolysis Process.


Descriptors :   *CELLULOSE , BURNING RATE , FUELS , REPORTS , ABSTRACTS , HEAT TRANSFER , PYROLYSIS , COMBUSTION , THERMAL DIFFUSION , REACTION KINETICS , FLAMES


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE