incomplete combustion


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incomplete combustion

[‚in·kəm′plēt kəm′bəs·shən]
(chemistry)
Combustion in which oxidation of the fuel is incomplete.
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Unburnthydrocarbon emissions are the direct result of incomplete combustion.
The energy balance in this effort consisted of five energy pathways: brake power, cooling load, sensible exhaust enthalpy, incomplete combustion, and short-circuiting.
2) In term of flame profile, blue flame shows a good mixing between fuel and air, while a long with yellow flame shows incomplete combustion.
If less air is supplied, carbon monoxide will accumulate, which means incomplete combustion, low combustion efficiency, and insecure operation.
Under incomplete combustion conditions, mainly water, CO, C[O.
Black carbon aerosols are tiny particles of carbon produced from biomass burning and incomplete combustion of fossil fuels.
Presenting his research on the effects of incomplete combustion At the Sixth International Conference on Environmental Mutagens in Human Populations (ICEMHP) on Thursday, Dr Smith said that exposure to indoor smoke causes close to two million premature deaths around the world every year.
The incomplete combustion of flame-retardant composite systems can be seen in the CO production rate.
As previously mentioned, the yellow flame at the start is due to an oxygen deficiency in the fuel mix and, as a result of this, incomplete combustion occurs.
Black carbon is the scientific name for the sooty particles that form when carbon-rich fuels, such as coal petroleum, or wood, undergo incomplete combustion.
Black carbon--which comes from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and biomass, including diesel emissions, cook stoves, wood burning and forest fires--has become one of the most concerning climate change drivers.
If the amount of air is less than optimum one, incomplete combustion occurs and flue gas contains a part of combustible components.

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