Secondary Catalogue

Differences Between Complete and Incomplete Combustion Reactions

Chemical Reactions

Complete combustion takes place in the presence of a sufficient amount of oxygen while an incomplete combustion reaction takes place when there is an insufficient amount of oxygen supply. During a complete combustion reaction the hydrocarbon fuel burns with a blue flame while during an incomplete combustion reaction the hydrocarbon fuels burns with a yellow sooty flame.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2016
Duration: 5 min
Series: Chemical Reactions
Printable Resources: Yes

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