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combustion

 [kom-bus´chun]
rapid oxidation with emission of heat.

com·bus·tion

(kom-bŭs'chŭn),
Burning, the rapid oxidation of any substance accompanied by the production of heat and light.
[L. comburo, pp. -bustus, to burn up]

com·bus·tion

(kŏm-bŭs'chŭn)
Burning; rapid oxidation of any substance accompanied by the production of heat and light.
[L. comburo, pp. -bustus, to burn up]
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The ignition point is adapted like in a spark ignited (SI) engine to shift the combustion, allowing advancing or delaying the combustions center of gravity and accordingly the pressure profile.
The ignition point may be modified from 15[degrees] to 11[degrees], which is configured depending on the quality of the fuel used and the geographic location of the equipment.
The rosin and complex acids of rosin oils have a 'glow point' well below their ignition point. It is possible that during periods of upset when airflow is interrupted or diminished, or where valve manipulation is impacted, which might result in the cool inlet box becoming a heat sink, that the deposits reach their glow point.
The morphology of the microencapsulated RP was observed by a JEM100cx TEM instrument and its ignition point was determined by General V 4.1C DuPont 2100 DTA thermal analyzer at a constant heating rate (20[degrees]C/min) at 25~400[degrees]C in air.
The exact volume of the leaked gas is difficult to determine, but the gas leak did not exceed four to five percent (by volume) of the total air; however, the local concentration of the leaked gases at the ignition point may be higher.
in laboratory, maximum of parameters are simulated which, according to empirical knowledge, accompany the temperature increase, always there are conditions created artificially for a forced temperature increase instead of a spontaneous increase of coal temperature up to the ignition point. Experimentally obtained results characterize then a certain process finished usually far below the point of coal ignition and claimed to pass to self-ignition under certain favorable circumstances.
It features all the advantages of SeaLife 1000, as well as an extremely high ignition point (947 [degrees] F).
The problem that confronted engineers was how to deal with the ignition point at 494 C.
"It generates enough radiant heat to raise other items in the room to their ignition point, " Dr DeHaan said.
Mr DeHaan told the court: "A flashover generates enough radiant heat to raise other items in the room to their ignition point. It would appear to an onlooker as a room fully engulfed by flames."
"It generates enough radiant heat to rise other items in the room to their ignition point, " he said.