2018 - Fellow of the Combustion Institute for pioneering investigations in energy and combustion including nitric oxide emissions, spray and turbulent combustion, chemical kinetics and fire research
2010 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2009 - SIAM Fellow For contributions to the understanding of combustion processes.
1988 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to the advancement of combustion and flame theory.
1970 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
His main research concerns Combustion, Thermodynamics, Mechanics, Laminar flow and Diffusion flame. His biological study focuses on Turbulent combustion. His Thermodynamics study incorporates themes from Activation energy and Extinction.
As part of the same scientific family, Forman A. Williams usually focuses on Mechanics, concentrating on Thermal diffusivity and intersecting with Markstein number, Thermal expansion, Flame speed and Molecular diffusion. His Laminar flow study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Adiabatic process, Turbulence, Flame spread and Boundary layer. His Diffusion flame research integrates issues from Hydrogen, Flame structure, Premixed flame, Methane and Analytical chemistry.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Mechanics, Combustion, Thermodynamics, Ignition system and Diffusion flame. His studies examine the connections between Mechanics and genetics, as well as such issues in Premixed flame, with regards to Bunsen burner. His work carried out in the field of Combustion brings together such families of science as Heptane, Convection, Extinction and Analytical chemistry.
When carried out as part of a general Thermodynamics research project, his work on Autoignition temperature is frequently linked to work in Deflagration, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study. His work on Minimum ignition energy as part of general Ignition system research is frequently linked to Mixing, bridging the gap between disciplines. Forman A. Williams combines subjects such as Adiabatic flame temperature and Methane with his study of Diffusion flame.
His primary areas of investigation include Mechanics, Combustion, Thermodynamics, Laminar flow and Extinction. The various areas that he examines in his Combustion study include Ignition system, Chemical engineering and Kinetic energy. His study on Flammability limit is often connected to Deflagration as part of broader study in Ignition system.
Forman A. Williams interconnects Oxygen and Analytical chemistry in the investigation of issues within Thermodynamics. His study looks at the relationship between Laminar flow and topics such as Turbulence, which overlap with Spontaneous combustion, Plume and Jet. In his research on the topic of Extinction, Diluent and Nitrogen is strongly related with Carbon dioxide.
His primary scientific interests are in Combustion, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Extinction and Laminar flow. Forman A. Williams specializes in Combustion, namely Flame structure. The Mechanics study combines topics in areas such as Syngas and Autocatalysis.
His work on Ignition system is typically connected to Mechanism as part of general Thermodynamics study, connecting several disciplines of science. Forman A. Williams has included themes like Cool flame and Radiative transfer in his Extinction study. His work deals with themes such as Aerodynamics, Physical chemistry, Duct, Strain rate and Inviscid flow, which intersect with Laminar flow.
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Turbulent Reacting Flows
Paul A. Libby;Forman A. Williams.
Effects of molecular diffusion and of thermal expansion on the structure and dynamics of premixed flames in turbulent flows of large scale and low intensity
P. Clavin;F. A. Williams.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1982)
Laminar flow between parallel plates with injection of a reactant at high reynolds number
K. Seshadri;F.A. Williams.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (1978)
Spray Combustion and Atomization
F. A. Williams.
Physics of Fluids (1958)
Fundamental aspects of combustion
Liñán Amable;F. A. Williams.
Combustion theory : the fundamental theory of chemically reacting flow systems
Forman A. Williams.
Testing a small detailed chemical-kinetic mechanism for the combustion of hydrogen and carbon monoxide
Priyank Saxena;Forman A. Williams.
Combustion and Flame (2006)
An experimental and theoretical investigation of the dilution, pressure and flow-field effects on the extinction condition of methane-air-nitrogen diffusion flames
H.K. Chelliah;C.K. Law;T. Ueda;M.D. Smooke.
Symposium (International) on Combustion (1991)
Recent advances in understanding of flammability characteristics of hydrogen
Antonio L. Sánchez;Forman A. Williams.
Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (2014)
Combustion theory and modeling
John Buckmaster;Paul Clavin;A. Linan;M. Matalon.
Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, ISSN 1540-7489, 2005-01, Vol. 30, No. 1 (2005)
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