Spontaneous combustion by Janis Reams Hudson

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementJanis Reams Hudson
SeriesLoveswept -- 844
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 416 vol. 17
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24504018M
ISBN 10055344543X
LC Control Number97811605

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Spontaneous human combustion (SHC) is the concept of the combustion of a living (or recently deceased) human body without an apparent external source of ignition.

In addition to reported cases, descriptions of the alleged phenomenon appear in literature, and both types have been observed to share common characteristics in terms of circumstances and the remains of the. This book explains how to understand, analyze and mitigate spontaneous coal combustion, offers preventive measures to mitigate the hazards of spontaneous coal combustion, and applies experimental techniques to investigate the chemical self-heating properties of : Springer International Publishing.

Spontaneous combustion or spontaneous ignition is a type of combustion which occurs by self-heating (increase in temperature due to exothermic internal reactions), followed by thermal runaway (self heating which rapidly accelerates to high temperatures) and finally, autoignition.

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Particle combustion of nonvolatile fuels is discussed, particularly with regard to size and the burning limits of diffusion and kinetic control.

Specific examples include boron and carbon combustion. Finally, the combustion of coal, including devolatilization and char combustion, is explained along with gasification and oxy-combustion.

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What Is Spontaneous Human Combustion. Spontaneous combustion has its roots, medically speaking, in the 18th century.

Paul Rolli, a fellow of London’s Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy in continuous existence, coined the term in a article entitled Philosophical : Krissy Howard. Once spontaneous combustion occurs, it causes a series of disasters such as casualties, property losses, production interruptions, and equipment damage, with the simultaneous destruction of ecological environment.

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But in the scien-tific world, Author: Brian J Ford. Spontaneous combustion was discovered in in the No. 4 coal seam in the Baoding coal field, Panzhihua city, Sichuan seam is m in thickness on average and inclination angle is 35 degrees.

Based on the measurement, the fire is m long, 25 m wide, and the whole fire area is about m was divided into three parts including north fire-field, middle fire. Although the term spontaneous combustion often is used interchangeably with the term spontaneous ignition, the latter is actually a more accurate term.

Spontaneous ignition is defined as [23]: “the chemical or biological process that generates sufficient heat to ignite the reacting material.” In such instances, the ignition occurs without. This study reviews the mechanism of self-heating, areas of spontaneous combustion, various factors influencing self-heating and different experimental studies to predict its occurrence.

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Descriptions of spontaneous human combustion date back to the 17th century, with a large number of cases recorded in the 19th century and a handful in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Fires can originate from oil-soaked rags, sanding dust, compost, mulch, and leaf piles. Clothing soaked in petroleum or other oils which is laundered and then dried is also a statistically significant source of home dryer fires.The enigma of spontaneous human combustion (SHC) is considered the most bizarre and frightening of all the phenomena in the world of the unexplained and the unknown.

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