The Ignition-point of Gases and its Relation to Volume and Pressure1

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    AS part of the investigations on the ignition of gases undertaken by the Safety in Mines Research Board, Prof. H. B. Dixon and Mr. J. Harwood have measured the change of volume required to fire various mixtures of methane with air, and of hydrogen with oxygen, when these gas mixtures are suddenly compressed in steel cylinders.

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