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FS - Chapter 13 Forensic Aspects of Fire Investigations
Terms in this set (14)
any material used to start or sustain a fire
rapid combination of oxygen with another substance, accompanied by production of noticeable heat and light
a chemical transformation in which heat energy is absorbed from the surroundings
the ability or potential of a system or material to do work
a chemical transformation in which heat energy is liberated
the entire range of possible gas or vapor fuel concentrations in air that are capable of burning
the minimum temperature at which a liquid fuel in the absence of heat high enough to pyrolyze the fuel
heat of combustion
the heat liberated during combustion
any compound consisting of only carbon and hydrogen
the minimum temperature at whic a fuel spontaneouly ignites
an offender's pattern of operation
the combination of oxygen with other substances to produce new substances
the decomposition of solid organic matter by heat
a fire caused by a natural heat-producing process in the presence of sufficient air and fuel
2-chloro-2,3-dimethylbutane will react with potassium hydroxide dissolved in alcohol to produce 2,3-dimethyl-2-butene. What type of reaction is this?
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