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ANALYSIS OF COMBUSTION OF GASEOUS FUEL

FUEL: Oklahoma natural gas, Sample 5, Table 3-4


COMPONENT
xi
MWi
MASS i /
mf|i
CARBON MASS C / OXYGEN MASS O2/
OF FUEL
MOLE FUEL
FACTOR MASS FUELFACTOR MASS FUEL
CH4
0.841
16
13.456 0.7406
0.75 0.555421
4 2.962245
C2H4
0
28
0
0 0.85714
0 3.42857
0
C2H6
0.067
30
2.01 0.1106
0.8 0.088498 3.73333 0.412988
H2
0
2
0
0
0
0
8
0
CO
0
28
0
0 0.42857
0 0.57143
0
N2
0.084
28
2.352 0.1294
0
0
0
0
CO2
0.008
44
0.352 0.0194 0.27273 0.005283
0
0
O2
0
32
0
0
0
0
-1
0
1 MW FUEL=
18.17
1
0.6492
3.375234
THEORETICAL A/F=
14.55
THEORETICAL MOLE A/F=
ORSAT ANALYSIS
COMPONENTxj
CO2
O2
CO
N2

MW|j

0.09
44
0.03
32
0.005
28
0.875
28
1 MW dfg=

MASS j /
MOLE dfg
3.96
0.96
0.14
24.5
29.56

9.15

mf|j
0.134
0.0325
0.0047
0.8288
1

DRY FLUE GAS N2/C MASS RATIO=

CARBON MASS C/
FACTOR MASS dfg
0.27273
0
0.42857
0

0.036536
0
0.00203
0
0.038566

21.4912

A/F = [(FLUE GAS N2/C)(C IN FUEL)-N2 IN FUEL]{28.9/[(.79)(28)]}


=
18.06
PER CENT EXCESS AIR =
24.13
MASS OF REACTANTS PER MASS OF FUEL = MASS OF PRODUCTS PER MASS OF
FUEL = A/F +1 =
19.06