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

Mechanism of Real Transportation Fuels (Gasoline, Jet Fuels, Diesel: PRFs, heavy n-alkanes, Isocetane, Decalin, Tetralin, ...), including biodiesel (light and heavy methyl-esters).


High and Low temperature kinetic scheme (417 species 15742 reactions)


Transport properties

List of species


References for methyl-esters

R. Grana, A. Frassoldati, A. Cuoci, T. Faravelli, E. Ranzi, A wide range kinetic modeling study of pyrolysis and oxidation of methyl butanoate and methyl decanoate. Note I: Lumped kinetic model of methyl butanoate and small methyl esters, Energy, 43 (1), pp. 124-139 (2012), doi:10.1016/

Saggese C., Frassoldati A., Cuoci A., Faravelli T., Ranzi E., A lumped approach to the kinetic modeling of pyrolysis and combustion of biodiesel fuels, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 34(1), pp. 427-434 (2013), ISSN: 1540-7489, DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2012.05.020