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willwong
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complete combustion

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the stoichiometric fuel-to-air ratio in the case of complete combustion

Reaction for complete combustion:
CH_1.74 O_0.323 N_0.07+1.2735 (O_2+3.76N_2 )→CO_2+0.87H_2 O+4.82N_2

The combustion is NOT ideal. It is more usually found to be
CH_1.74 O_0.323 N_0.07+0.7735(O_2+3.76N_2 )→CO+0.87H_2 O+2.94N_2
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Re: complete combustion

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What is CH_1.74 O_0.323 N_0.07? Better is to give the formula of the fuel like C8H18 Octane.
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