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Search Publications by: Donald R. Burgess Jr. (Fed)

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A Kinetic Mechanism for CF3I Inhibition of Methane-Air Flames

January 12, 2022
Valeri I. Babushok, Donald R. Burgess Jr., Gregory T. Linteris
The influence of CF3I on the burning velocity of methane–air flame is experimentally and numerically studied. Experimental results demonstrate that the inhibition effectiveness of CF3I is very close to that of CF3Br. A detailed kinetic model of flame

Modeling of Combustion of Fluorine-Containing Refrigerants

November 17, 2021
Valeri I. Babushok, Donald R. Burgess Jr., Dennis Kim, Michael Hegetschweiler, Gregory T. Linteris
A gas-phase chemical kinetic model for the combustion of C1-C3 fluorine-containing refrigerants is presented, including a list of relevant species, their thermodynamic and transport properties, and the Arrhenius parameters for their reactions. Also

Fifty Years of Reference Data

January 25, 2021
Allan Harvey, Donald Burgess
(Editorial introducing Volume 50 of the Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data)

R-152a/air and R-134a/oxygen constant volume spherical flame burning velocity measurements

March 25, 2019
Robert R. Burrell, Gregory T. Linteris, Donald R. Burgess Jr., Michael J. Hegetschweiler, Jeffrey A. Manion, Valeri I. Babushok
Many presently used refrigerants are non-flammable but are being phased out due to concerns about their strong global warming potential (GWP). Replacements with low GWP exist but tend to be flammable with a maximum burning velocity in air between 1 cm/s

Editorial: (Slight) Expansion in Scope for JPCRD

February 8, 2019
Allan H. Harvey, Donald R. Burgess Jr.
Editorial describing expansion of journal Scope for JPCRD to accept some original experimental and theoretical work if it provides "reference data" that can be used, for example, as a reference for calibrations.

Development and Validation of a Mechanism for Flame Propagation in R-32/Air Mixtures

March 6, 2018
Donald R. Burgess Jr., Jeffrey A. Manion, Robert R. Burrell, Valeri I. Babushok, Michael Hegetschweiler, Gregory T. Linteris
A mechanism for the combustion of the refrigerant R-32 (CH2F2) in air mixtures was developed and validated through comparisons with measured flame speeds for a range of equivalence ratios (0.9 to 1.4) and pressures (1 to 3 bar) using a constant-volume

Understanding Overpressure in the FAA Aerosol Can Test by C3H2F3Br (2-BTP)

March 18, 2016
Gregory T. Linteris, Valeri I. Babushok, John L. Pagliaro, Jeffrey A. Manion, Donald R. Burgess Jr., Fumiaki Takahashi, Viswanath R. Katta, Patrick T. Baker
Thermodynamic equilibrium calculations, as well as perfectly-stirred reactor (PSR) simulations with detailed reaction kinetics, are performed for a potential halon replacement, C3H2F3Br (2-BTP, C3H2F3Br, 2-Bromo-3,3,3-trifluoropropene), to understand the

A Compilation of Enthalpies of Formation for Hydrogen-Oxygen (HxOy) Species

March 11, 2016
Donald R. Burgess Jr.
In this work, we have compiled enthalpies of formation for nine hydrogen-oxygen species (HxOy) and selected values for use. The compilation consists of values derived from experimental measurements, quantum chemical calculations, and evaluations. This work

Thermodynamic Properties of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

December 16, 2015
Thomas C. Allison, Donald R. Burgess Jr.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are molecules that exist on earth due to natural and man-made causes. They are a significant health concern as many PAH compounds are known to be carcinogenic. PAHs are generally thermodynamically stable and

A Chemical Kinetic Mechanism for 2-Bromo-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (2-BTP) Flame Inhibition

July 22, 2015
Donald R. Burgess Jr., Valeri I. Babushok, Gregory T. Linteris, Jeffrey A. Manion
The present paper is concerned with the development of a detailed chemical kinetic mechanism to describe the flame inhibition chemistry of the fire suppressant 2-bromo-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (2-BTP). Currently 2-BTP is considered as a fire suppressant to

Data Formats for Elementary Gas Phase Kinetics: Part 3. Reaction Classification

April 20, 2015
Donald R. Burgess Jr., Jeffrey A. Manion, Carrigan J. Hayes
A method denoted InChI ER has been developed to describe and identify elementary reactions in a standard computer-readable notation by extending the IUPAC International Chemical Identifier (InChI) formalism. Five additional hierarchical InChI ER layers

Hydrocarbon Flame Inhibition by C3H2F3Br (2-BTP)

November 14, 2014
Valeri I. Babushok, Gregory T. Linteris, Donald R. Burgess Jr., Patrick T. Baker
The kinetic mechanism of hydrocarbon flame inhibition by the potential halon replacement 2-BTP has been assembled, and is used to study its effects on premixed methane-air flames. Simulations with varying CH4-air stoichiometry and agent loading have been

Modeling of 2-bromotrifluoropropene flame inhibition

August 14, 2014
Donald R. Burgess Jr., Jeffrey A. Manion, Valeri I. Babushok, Gregory T. Linteris
We developed a new chemical mechanism for modeling flame inhibition by 2-bromotrifluoropene (2-BTP). The modeling results qualitatively predicted agent behavior in cup-burner and FAA Aerosol Can tests over a wide range of conditions. The ban on igh ozone

Alkylperoxy Radical Photochemistry in Organic Aerosol Formation Processes

December 9, 2013
Alicia Kalafut-Pettibone, Joseph Klems, Donald R. Burgess Jr., William S. McGivern
Recent studies have shown that 254 nm light can be used to generate organic aerosol from iodoalkane/air mixtures via photodissociation of the C−I bond and subsequent oxidation of the single radical isomer. We examine organic aerosol formed from 1