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Title: Flammability characteristics of combustible gases and vapors

This is a summary of the available limit of flammability, autoignition and burning-rate data for more than 200 combustible gases and vapors in air and other oxidants, as well as of empirical rules and graphs that can be used to predict similar data for thousands of other combustibles under a variety of environmental conditions. Spec$c data are presented on the paraffinic, unsaturated, aromatic, and alicyclic hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, and sulfur compounds, and an assortment of fuels, fuel blends, hydraulic fluids, engine oils, and miscellaneous combustible gases and vapors.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7328370
Report Number(s):
BM--BULL-627
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 10 SYNTHETIC FUELS; ALCOHOLS; FLAMMABILITY; ESTERS; ETHERS; BIBLIOGRAPHIES; HYDROCARBONS; AIR; ALDEHYDES; AROMATICS; COMBUSTION; GASES; KETONES; ORGANIC SULFUR COMPOUNDS; VAPORS; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; DOCUMENT TYPES; FLUIDS; HYDROXY COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; OXIDATION; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES Alcohols; Flammability; Esters; Ethers; Bibliographies; Hydrocarbons; Air; Aldehydes; Aromatics; Combustion; Gases; Ketones; Organic Sulfur Compounds; Vapors; Chemical Reactions; Document Types; Fluids; Hydroxy Compounds; Organic Compounds; Organic Oxygen Compounds; Oxidation; Thermochemical Processes 400800* -- Combustion, Pyrolysis, & High-Temperature Chemistry; 090110 -- Hydrocarbon Fuels-- Properties-- (1979-1989); 090210 -- Alcohol Fuels-- Properties-- (1976-1989)