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Hydrogen oxygen reaction

  1. Aug 8, 2015 #1
    I have a question,

    What happen you Ignite hydrogen and oxygen in very strong metal close chamber
    Will it explode to break the chamber?
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  3. Aug 8, 2015 #2


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    That's a very vague question. The short answer is: maybe.

    It depends on how much H and O as well as strength and shape of container.
  4. Aug 9, 2015 #3
    Imagine the chamber cannot break,what happen with the reaction hydrogen oxygen,will it extinguish?
  5. Aug 9, 2015 #4


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    Assuming the reaction happens at all, it will react to water until no hydrogen or oxyen is left, then the reaction stops.
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