combustion rate

combustion rate

[kəm′bəs·chən ‚rāt]
(chemistry)
The rate of burning of any substance.
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From the latest figure, it can be noted that the combustion rate is only moderately affected by the engine speed.
The combustion rate was found to be dependent on oxygen partial pressure.
It is well known that an increase in humidity will reduce the combustion rate and increase the heat capacity.
Additionally, cast iron stoves generally have the ability to burn at higher temperatures with a better combustion rate than steel.
From the energy release analysis, it is observed that the combustion rate was very rapid in the initial phase which subsequently slowed down.
The device reformulates heating oils #2 through #6, which leads to a more efficient combustion rate and increases the mileage of the gallons that are used to warm the property.
The results of analytical calculations show that critical times of the visibility range reduction are mainly a function of the following: the capacity of the compartments, the chemical composition of the material exposed to thermal decomposition and combustion, the smoke release rate from the material, the mass combustion rate and lighting conditions of objects situated inside a smoke logged compartment.
The addition of water merely moderates the combustion rate to reduce knock and prevent engine damage.
They reduce the thermal degradation process of the material subjected to radiation, which directly results in a reduction of the material combustion rate.
The combustion rate of biomass char is slightly higher because of a more disordered carbon structure (Backreedy et al.
A sub-grid eddy break-up model was used to determine the mixing rate at a scale smaller than a typical computational cell, and the mixing rate was used to determine the local combustion rate.

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