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oxidizer

[′äk·sə‚dīz·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A substance, not necessarily containing oxygen, that supports the combustion of a fuel or propellant.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For the scaled model composed of an oxidizer tank, a center body, and a fuel tank, the modal tests measured the natural frequencies and mode shapes in the first and second lateral bending modes.
Experiment Method (a) Oxidizer (b) 1 2 -1 -1 3 -1 -1 4 -1 1 5 -1 1 6 -1 1 7 1 -1 8 1 -1 9 1 -1 10 1 1 11 1 1 12 1 1 (a) Stirring (-1) and sonication (+1).
The exact quantity probably depends on the fuel and oxidizer compositions, but a ~ [p.sup.3/2] is recommended as a good starting guess for such a scenario.
It is evident that the C[O.sub.2] oxidizer used in sample A2 caused the higher carbon concentration.
EPA expects many plants to install thermal oxidizers to destroy these emissions.
Although the DEAN uses the expander cycle, it is unique in that the oxidizer and fuel pass through separate expander cycles.
Also, the stars contain an oxidizer, called perchlorate, that could settle onto the ground and get into drinking water.
The new thermal oxidizer will be limited to a maximum annual output of 69.77 tons per year of carbon monoxide and 16.52 tons per year of nitrogen oxides.
David says that, of commercial brands of slow rust blue, Laurel Mountain seems to be the most aggressive oxidizer. Pilkington's, he says, produces the most even first coat of rust, although Mark Lee's formulas are also very good and easy to use.
He says "Our Safeguard UV water treatment product uses eight scrapers with Titanium Dioxide cleaning heads which are actually activated by the UV light and become an oxidizer, removing the proteins.
Now, in this new age of environmental consciousness its more important than ever to conserve and going forward, customers are going to demand energy efficiency from their equipment manufacturers." With that in mind Contreras continued, "We offer two options for oxidizers, cost being one main factor, the traditional thermal and the more expensive, but more energy efficient catalytic oxidizer.