Learning Exercise

Combustion Products

Assignments based from Principles of Fire Behavior by James G. Quintiere - Chapter 8
Course: Principles of Combustion
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Exercise

1. What are the five general fire conditions listed for a burning hydrocarbon in this chapter? 2. List the expected products of combustion for each level. 3. Explain the property of yield and how it relates to concentration of that product in smoke. 4. What are the hazards associated with smoke from a fire? Explain why each is considered a hazard.

Requirements

College Algebra Chemistry Physics

Topics

Combustion Products Yield Concentration Smoke Hazards

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Understand the nature and levels of combustion products for various fire conditions. Explain the property called yield and how it relates to concentration of that product in smoke. Quantitatively understand the hazards of combustion products in smoke.