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Journal of Combustion
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 138619, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/138619
Research Article

Modified Quasi-Steady Fuel Droplet Combustion Model

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Uyo, PMB 1017, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria

Received 19 December 2011; Accepted 10 March 2012

Academic Editor: Evangelos G. Giakoumis

Copyright © 2012 Etim S. Udoetok. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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