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date: 25 January 2020

adiabatic flame temperature 

A Dictionary of Forensic Science

Suzanne Bell

The calculated theoretical maximum temperature at which combustion of a fuel occurs. The condition of the fuel and presence of oxygen (or other oxidant) will determine actual flame temperature. Although there are two conditions for which adiabatic conditions are defined (constant volume and constant pressure), forensic applications are usually based on the assumption of constant pressure.... ...

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