What is combustion temperature?

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Combustion - Temperature
... Assuming perfect combustion conditions, such as complete combustion under adiabatic conditions (i.e ... no heat loss or gain), the adiabatic combustion temperature can be determined ... The formula that yields this temperature is based on the first law of thermodynamics and takes note of the fact that the heat of combustion is used entirely for ...

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