Combustion air and flue gas for some common fuel gases, solids and fluids:
For full table with Theoretical Flue Gas - rotate the screen!
|Fuel||Theoretical air for combustion2)||Theoretical flue gas2)|
|Heavy fuel oil||10.8||1730||11.6||1860|
1) Combustion of a fuel gas creates a flue gas with higher density than the fuel gas and the combustion air. Check stoichiometric combustion.
2) Volume at standard pressure
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