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Platinum Catalyst Question

  1. Sep 12, 2010 #1
    Is there a way to determine how quickly gasoline or something else would burn at a specific temperature with a specific amount of platinum and oxygen present? Or at what temperature it will auto-ignite at with a certain amount of oxygen and platinum present?
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 14, 2010 #2
    As far as I know, the kinetics of such reactions can only be accurately determined experimentally.
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