Acta Scientific Applied Physics (ASAP)

Research Article Volume 2 Issue 4

Temperature of Detonation of Hydrocarbon Measured with a Two-color Pyrometer

Arjun Nepal* and CM Sorensen

Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

*Corresponding Author: Arjun Nepal, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA.

Received: February 23, 2022; Published: March 31, 2022


The temperature of detonations of mixture of acetylene and oxygen at various ratios were measured by using a two-color pyrometer we made in the lab. The pyrometer was calibrated with standard solar spectrum published by ASTM. The measured temperature increased with oxygen content in pre-detonation mixture in the reaction chamber and was as high as about 4000 K at higher oxygen content.

Keywords: Temperature; Oxygen; Hydrocarbon


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Citation: Arjun Nepal and CM Sorensen.“An Assessment of Disparities in Diversity of Crop at Block Level in West Bengal". Acta Scientific Applied Physics 2.4 (2022): 28-33.


Copyright: © 2022 Arjun Nepal and CM Sorensen. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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