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Author(s)

Anthony P. Hamins

Abstract

The major source of carbonaceous soot released into the environment is from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and other organic matter. Principal sources of soot emissions are coal burning furnaces, refuse burning, code production processes, wood burning in home fireplaces, the open burning of waste, and gasoline and diesel powered engines.
Citation
Environmental Implications of Combustion Processes (Chapter 3)
Publisher Info
CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

Keywords

soot, health hazards, flame radiation, carbon monoxide, soot formation, flame research, smoke yield, smoke production

Citation

Hamins, A. (1993), Soot, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=909894 (Accessed May 19, 2024)

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Created January 1, 1993, Updated February 19, 2017