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The Supposed Law of Flame Speeds

Nature volume 119, page 238 (12 February 1927) | Download Citation



MR. A. G. WHITE, in his letter in NATURE of Jan. 8, p. 51, correctly recalls the fact, which we discussed fully in our original publications in theJournal of the Chemical Society, that deviations from the law of speeds may be expected if one of the combustible gases in a complex mixture interferes with the burning of another. The deviations are, however, small and their nature can be predicted.

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  1. Safety in Mines Research Laboratories, University, Sheffield, Jan. 12.

    • WM. PAYMAN
    •  & R. V. WHEELER


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