Grupo de Combustibles y Motores (GCM)

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Industrial de Ciudad RealUCLM

Tecnologías de la Combustión

Subject Code56369
Subject NameCombustion Technology
Subject termSecond quarter of 3rd year
Hours per week4
Subject typeOptativa (Elective) / TE
Credits6 ECTS credits


ObjectivesKnow the physical-chemical fundamentals of the combustion process; the nature, the origin (renewable or fossil) and the behaviour of the combustibles. Know the technology based on combustion processes and the sectors where it is used.
ContentsClassification and basics of combustion. Themochemistry and kinetic chemistry. Combustibles. Pyrolysis and gasification. Autoignition, detonation, deflagration, premixed or diffusive combustion , turbulent or laminar combustion. Combustion of gases, fluids and solids. Instalations for combustion:  hearths, burners, boilers, ovens and dryers. Contamination
BibliographyTurns, S. An introduction to combustion. Concepts and applications. McGraw-Hill. 1997.
Lapuerta, M.; Hernández, J.J. Tecnologías de la combustión. Ciencia y Técnica, 17. Serv. Publicaciones UCLM. 1998.
Rosario Ballesteros
Rosario Ballesteros
Rosario Ballesteros
Teaching MethodClassroom and laboratory teaching
Evaluation MethodMid-term and final exams