Accession Number:

AD0257142

Title:

RELATION BETWEEN THE RATE OF COMBUSTION OF INDIVIDUAL HYDROCARBONS AND ETHERS AND THEIR STRUCTURE

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FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

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Report Date:

1960-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The combustion rates of individual hydrocarbons and ethers have been investigated on a Bunsen burner at 150 mm Hg pressure in laminar flow. The difference in the combustion rates of hydrocarbons with the same number of C atoms, but belonging to different classes, has been demonstrated. It has been shown that, in a homologo s series of alkanes of normal structure with up to 10 C atoms in the molecule and in the ethers, the combustion rate decreases linearly with increasing molecular weight. Molecules of alkanes of branched structure have a higher combustion rate than molecules of normal structure, with the same molecular weight. Molecules with a double bond have a higher rate of combustion than molecules having the same structure but no double bonds. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE