The CRECK Modeling Group

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Primary Reference Fuels (PRF) + PAH + Real Fuels (Version 1412, December 2014)

Mechanism of Real Transportation Fuels (Gasoline, Jet Fuels, Diesel: PRFs, heavy n-alkanes, Isocetane, Decalin, Tetralin, etc.)


High temperature kinetic scheme (200 species 6907 reactions)

High and Low temperature kinetic scheme (352 species 13264 reactions)


Transport properties

List of species


References for real fuels

E. Ranzi, A. Frassoldati, S. Granata, T. Faravelli, Wide-Range Kinetic Modeling Study of the Pyrolysis, Partial Oxidation, and Combustion of Heavy n-Alkanes, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 44(14), 5170-5183 (2005), doi: 10.1021/ie049318g

S. Humer, A. Frassoldati, S. Granata, T. Faravelli, E. Ranzi, R. Seiser, K. Seshadri, Experimental and kinetic modeling study of combustion of JP-8, its surrogates and reference components in laminar nonpremixed flows, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 31 I, pp. 393-400 (2007), doi:10.1016/j.proci.2006.08.008

E. Ranzi, A. Frassoldati, T. Faravelli, A. Cuoci, Lumped kinetic modeling of the oxidation of isocetane (2,2,4,4,6,8,8 Heptamethylnonane) in a jet-stirred reactor (JSR), Energy and Fuels 23 (10), pp. 5287-5289 (2009), doi: 10.1021/ef900815j

Dagaut P., Ristori A., Frassoldati A., Faravelli T., Dayma G., Ranzi E., Experimental and semi-detailed kinetic modeling study of decalin oxidation and pyrolysis over a wide range of conditions, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34(1), pp. 289-296 (2013), ISSN: 1540-7489, DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2012.05.099

P. Dagaut, A. Ristori, A. Frassoldati, T. Faravelli, G. Dayma, E. Ranzi, Experimental Study of Tetralin Oxidation and Kinetic Modeling of Its Pyrolysis and Oxidation, Energy & Fuels 2013, 27, pp. 1576-1585, DOI: 10.1021/ef4001456