Combustion of gaseous mixtures

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This report not only presents matters of practical importance in the classification of engine fuels, for which other means have proved inadequate, but also makes a few suggestions. It confirms the results of Withrow and Boyd which localize the explosive wave in the last portions of the mixture burned. This being the case, it may be assumed that the greater the normal combustion, the less the energy developed in the explosive form. In order to combat the detonation, it is therefore necessary to try to render the normal combustion swift and complete, as produced in carbureted mixtures containing benzene (benzol), ... continued below

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Duchene, R November 1, 1932.

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This report not only presents matters of practical importance in the classification of engine fuels, for which other means have proved inadequate, but also makes a few suggestions. It confirms the results of Withrow and Boyd which localize the explosive wave in the last portions of the mixture burned. This being the case, it may be assumed that the greater the normal combustion, the less the energy developed in the explosive form. In order to combat the detonation, it is therefore necessary to try to render the normal combustion swift and complete, as produced in carbureted mixtures containing benzene (benzol), in which the flame propagation, beginning at the spark, yields a progressive and pronounced darkening on the photographic film.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094722 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-694
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094722
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63560

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  • November 1, 1932

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Duchene, R. Combustion of gaseous mixtures, report, November 1, 1932; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63560/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.