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Combustion Optimization A Key To Efficiency
Author(s): Gregg Stokely
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Paper Abstract

Combustion involves the burning or oxidation of a fuel which liberates heat. A fuel requires oxygen, an initial excitation in the form of heat, and a finite time and mixing to drive the combustion reaction to completion. An example of methane combustion can be symbolized as follows: CH4 + 202 + 7.52N2 → CO2 + 2H2O + 7.52N2 + Heat

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Date Published: 4 November 1983
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0411, Electro-Optical Instrumentation for Industrial Applications, (4 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935781
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Gregg Stokely, Infrared Industries, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0411:
Electro-Optical Instrumentation for Industrial Applications
Robert A. Carella; Frederic M. Zweibaum, Editor(s)

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