Advanced Quasi-Steady State Approximation for Chemical Kinetics

  title={Advanced Quasi-Steady State Approximation for Chemical Kinetics},
  author={Sharath S. Girimaji and Ashraf Ibrahim},
  journal={Journal of Fluids Engineering-transactions of The Asme},
Computational feasibility of turbulent reacting flows hinges on the reduction of large chemical kinetics systems to smaller more manageable reaction sets. Recently, several sophisticated reduction techniques have been developed but they continue to be computationally prohibitive for practical three-dimensional unsteady computations. For such applications, the classical quasi-steady state assumption (QSSA), despite serious shortcomings, continues to be popular due to its conceptual clarity and… 
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