Review of the basic concepts of flame propagation and stabilization in premixed laminar and turbulent flames. Theory of laminar and turbulent diffusion flames. Burning velocity. Flame structure, quenching and flame stabilization. Flame propagation, explosion and detonation. Dynamics of the thermal requirements of ignition, extinction, combustion. Combustion aerodynamics. Burning gaseous and liquid fuel. Single droplet burning, burning of sprays. Solid fuel combustion, kinetics of microheterogeneous processes. Combustion in fluidized beds. Principles of burner and combustion chamber design.