A novel presentation of Ostwald’s combustion diagram
Authored by: Eduardo Brizuela, Retired, Past Professor, Universities of Buenos Aires and La Plata, Argentina
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This work consist of a original update of Oswarld’ diagram, commonly used to manage combustion plants, to the form of a very easily readable nomograph.
Gas furnaces, exhaust analysis, on-line checks, Ostwald
Wilhelm Ostwald Ìs model of one-step, incomplete combustion was used in the past to manage furnaces and boilers; it has been superseded by modern portable instruments. However, the industrial environment is hard on portable instruments, and operators of small to medium combustion systems still have Ostwald Ìs model at hand to check measured values. The traditional graphical presentation of Ostwald Ìs model is not easy to use by the plant operator, and a novel presentation in nomograph form is given in this work.
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