Essays Tagged: "Combustion"

Chemical reactions

rman chemist named Georg Ernst Stahl was the first to postulate on chemical reaction, specifically, combustion. He said that a substance called phlogiston escaped into the air from all substances duri ... ston. According to his ideas, wood is made up of phlogiston and ash, because only ash is left after combustion. His ideas soon came upon some contradiction. When metal is burned, its ash has a greater ...

(8 pages) 210 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

INDIVIDUALITY. A review/commentary of "Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift

ail. In explanation, Swift shows that the problems with communal clustering are not due to a faulty combustion within individual stars, but to the repercussions caused by the interaction of those star ...

(7 pages) 185 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The enthalpy change of combustion for the alcohol homologous series.

I am going to investigate the enthalpy change of combustion for the alcohol homologous series. I will investigate how alcohols with increasing number ... ow alcohols with increasing number of carbons affect the enthalpy change when an alcohol goes under combustion.The energy that alcohols release when being used is called the enthalpy change of combust ... ng used is called the enthalpy change of combustion. This is defined as"Standard enthalpy change of combustion, is the enthalpy change when one mole of a substance burns completely in oxygen under sta ...

(19 pages) 95 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A battery recycling proposal for a small scale community like a school.

can also contaminate the atmosphere when incinerated and can concentrate in the ash produced by the combustion process.There are two types of batteries; the dry-cell, and wet-cell. The type that I wil ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Chemical reations is an essay on chemical reactions in Chemistry.

rman chemist named Georg Ernst Stahl was the first to postulate on chemical reaction, specifically, combustion. He said that a substance called phlogiston escaped into the air from all substances duri ... ston. According to his ideas, wood is made up of phlogiston and ash, because only ash is left after combustion. His ideas soon came upon some contradiction. When metal is burned, its ash has a greater ...

(8 pages) 124 2 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid Rain.

onmental problems. It is an increase in the acidity of rain, caused by human activities such as the combustion of fossil fuels, that has turned acid rain into a problem. Highly acidic rain can damage ... or, (cars, trucks, planes etc.). The rest are emitted from fossil fuel fired power plants and other combustion processes. Once emitted into the atmosphere, acid gases can travel for thousands of kilom ...

(8 pages) 76 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Affect of gaseous ammonia and oxides of nitrogen on plant growth.

s of fertilizer manufacture and application. Fertiliser is often applied as ammonium or urea.During combustion, the primary oxide of N formed is nitrogen monoxide or nitric oxide (NO), only a little o ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Types of Rocket and Jet Propulsion

lsion engines are ram and turbo. Jet propulsion uses the air we breathe as one of main component in combustion. Newton's third law of motion explains how simple propulsion can be.Propulsion uses Newto ... ing Newton's third law of motion a rocket or jet can be launched to space. Pressure is created in a combustion chamber by exploding fuel. The explosion pushes in all directions creating an equilibrium ...

(6 pages) 61 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Comparing The Enthalpy Changes Of Combustion Of Different Alcohols.

Plan:Aim:The enthalpy change of combustion of a fuel is a measure of the energy transferred when one mole of fuel burns completely. ... e temperature of 1g of water by 1oC. In this investigation my aim is to find the enthalpy change of combustion of a number of alcohols so that I can investigate how and why the enthalpy change is affe ... affected by the molecular structure of the alcohol.I am going to investigate the enthalpy change of combustion for the alcohol homologous series. I will investigate how alcohols with increasing number ...

(14 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

"Respiration is very similar to burning." Is this true? Illustrate your answer by describing 3 similarities and 3 differences between the two.

ch as glucose. The glucose is converted into energy which is usable for life processes. Burning, or combustion, is a reaction between a substance and a gas to release energy. These two reactions have ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Fire.

The scientific name for burning is "combustion." In most cases oxygen from the air combines with some material that can burn. This produ ... ss takes place rapidly, we may see flames or an intense glow which is called fire.Chemically during combustion, two atoms of oxygen from the air combine with one atom of carbon from the fuel to form c ... high heat capacity, and soaking the burning materials with enough water will cool them to below the combustion point.There are other fire extinguishers which work on chemical reaction. We give below t ...

(1 pages) 20 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Chemical Reactions

rman chemist named Georg Ernst Stahl was the first to postulate on chemical reaction, specifically, combustion. He said that a substance called phlogiston escaped into the air from all substances duri ... ston. According to his ideas, wood is made up of phlogiston and ash, because only ash is left after combustion. His ideas soon came upon some contradiction. When metal is burned, its ash has a greater ...

(7 pages) 38 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Photochemical smog and environmental pressures.

ose which have been released directly into the photochemical smog present in the atmosphere, by the combustion of fuels; example: CO. Secondary pollutants are those which have been formed when the pri ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

"Macbeth"

amentings heard i' the air; strange screams of death, and prophesying with accents terrible of dire combustion and confused events new hatch'd to the woeful time: the obscure bird Clamour'd the livelo ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.6 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Calometer Lab

Cheetos Combustion AssignmentData CollectionMass of the Cheetos, Calorimeter and Measure of the Temperature ... the experimental design as well. There were not enough oxygen and carbon dioxide holes to fuel the combustion of the Cheetos. The combustion was taking place, but more oxygen holes would have greatly ... taking place, but more oxygen holes would have greatly increased the speed and the intensity of the combustion.Another error was the lack of insulation. The tin foil and duck tape used to insulate the ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

What the Jurrasic park gave us- Fossil Fuels

nabled large-scale industrial development and largely supplanted water-driven mills, as well as the combustion of wood or peat for heat.Fossil fuel is a general term for buried combustible geologic de ... n the earth's crust over hundreds of millions of years.When generating electricity, energy from the combustion of fossil fuels is often used to power a turbine. Older generators often used steam gener ...

(1 pages) 647 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Macbeth

ommemorate the kings escape. The plot is believed to be referred to in Act 2 Scene 3, line 50 "dire combustion". Everguard Digby, one of the conspirators, was a favourite of the king almost iden ...

(44 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Law of Constant Composition Lab: Magnesium and Oxygen

heated it using a Bunsen burner until the magnesium ignited.6.Turned off Bunsen burner.7.waited for combustion to proceed8.when the reaction appeared completed, heated the crucible again for another f ... re was a colour change on the magnesium.It started out as silver and turned into a white colour.The combustion gave off a distinct odour.The end result was a white powder but some magnesium had been l ...

(6 pages) 15 0 4.2 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

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y stating that by a mingling of gases causes a reaction in the atmosphere and there for forces more combustion and therefore a reaction in the solar radiation.The article then moves on to discuss how ...

(3 pages) 532 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Incineration, Is it really wor

the incinerator is going to have a filter on it that gets rid of all the harmful byproducts of this combustion. When people think of a garbage incinerator they dont normally think of waste or pollutio ...

(3 pages) 15 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science