Combustion of Coal in Oxygen


DURING an investigation of high temperature flames (at more than 2,500° K), we have developed a burner system capable of burning up to 6 g/sec (50 lb./h) of coal in oxygen to form a stable, continuous flame. An integral part of this development has been a study of the mechanisms which control the rate of combustion.


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CHAMBERLAIN, C., GRAY, W. Combustion of Coal in Oxygen. Nature 216, 1245 (1967).

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