Elsevier, Machinery and Energy Systems for the Hydrogen Economy, Volume , 1 January 2022
This chapter reviews the properties of hydrogen related to the combustion phenomenon. Both physical and chemical properties of hydrogen as a substance are discussed. Then detailed hydrogen chemical kinetics including explosion limits, oxidation kinetics, hydrogen flame properties, and its ignitions are discussed. It serves as a resource for researchers who want to have a quick overview of the fundamentals of hydrogen combustion.