Combustion (C1)

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  • Created on: 11-03-14 19:25

Combustion is the chemical name for burning.

Water and carbon dioxide are made during combustion

Carbon and Oxygen reacts = Carbon dioxide

Hydrogen and Oxygen react = Water

Butane + Oxygen ----> Carbon Dioxide and water

Ethane + Oxygen ----> Carbon dioxide and water

Complete combustion has a blue flame whereas incomplete combustion has a yellow flame. Incomplete combustion creates a lot of soot and also gives off carbon monoxide.

Ethane + small amount of carbon ----> Carbon + Carbon monoxide + water

C2H6 + 2O2 ----> C +…

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