An introduction for postgraduate and undergraduate students to the chemical and physical principles of flame and combustion phenomena. This book should be of interest to undergraduate/postgraduate chemists; chemical engineers; undergraduate/postgraduate mechanical engineers and environmental scientists; and industrial combustion technologists.

chapter 1|9 pages


chapter 2|20 pages

Physicochemical principles

chapter 3|24 pages


chapter 4|20 pages

Flame theory and turbulent combustion

chapter 5|20 pages


chapter 7|20 pages

Low temperature chemistry (T < 1000 K)

chapter 8|18 pages

Thermal ignition

chapter 12|19 pages

Combustion hazards

chapter 13|21 pages

Internal combustion engines and fuels

chapter 14|21 pages

Combustion and the environment