Combustion reactions are classified as rapid reactions that produce a flame. Usually, a combustion reaction refers to the reaction of a substance with O2.
All of the carbon in the sample is converted to CO2
All of the hydrogen in the sample is converted to H2O
Combustion of octane (C8H18) is the primary reaction in an automobile engine.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 3:04 am ad1c9bdddf
The solution of this problem involves 6 steps:
1) Write the unbalanced equation for the combustion of octane
2) Balance the equation by applying the Law of Conservation of Mass ...
This solution demonstrates how to find the volume of oxygen required for the combustion of octane.