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    Volume of Air Required for Combustion of a Natural Gas Mixture

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    A natural gas has the following analysis by volume:

    Methane (ch4) 87%, hydrogen 5% and nitrogen 8%.

    Determine:

    A) The minimum volume of air necessary for the complete combustion of 1 m3 of the gas.

    B) The volumetric analysis of the exhaust gases if 20% excess air is supplied.

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    Solution Summary

    The volume of air required for combustion of a natural gas mixture is calculated. The volumetric analysis of the exhaust gases is also calculated.

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