KINETICS OF HYDROGEN-OXYGEN AND HYDROCARBON-OXYGEN REACTIONS.
Final rept. Oct 66-Oct 68,
HULL UNIV (ENGLAND) DEPT OF CHEMISTRY
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This report summarises progress made on three main areas 1 Further experimental studies of the hydrogen-oxygen and deuterium-oxygen reaction, together with the development of computer programs to interpret the results. 2 Studies of the addition of ethane, propane, n- and isobutane, neopentane, tetraethylsilane and tetramethyl silane to slowly reacting hydrogen-oxygen mixtures. 3 The oxidation of acetaldehyde, propionaldehyde and butyraldehyde in aged boric-acid-coated vessels in the temperature range 400 - 500C. These studies have provided valuable information on the mechanism of the oxidation, and on the reactions of H atoms, OH and HO2 radicals, and alkyl radicals. Author
- Physical Chemistry
- Combustion and Ignition