I have to say my jaw kinda dropped from this statement. Do you have any technical education at all?
How can you end a discussion you were A) never invited to participate in B) not really contributing to C) have no authority whatsoever to use to do so? The truth is, as you must already know, your purpose is to end the discussion as quickly as possible or dilute the contents of it as much as possible...but step one in the handbook isn't working. Step two is obviously to declare yourself the winner and quit...while claiming the other side is incompetant or quit first.
I guess the discussion has officially died
Originally posted by budaruskie Step two is obviously to declare yourself the winner and quit...while claiming the other side is incompetant or quit first.
Originally posted by pteridine The only way to discriminate between burning and other reactions is to eliminate one of them. The one that can be eliminated is combustion.
It is eliminated by removing air. This is done by running the DSC under Argon or nitrogen.
Had this paper been submitted to peer review for a primary journal, these flaws would have required more experimental work [DSC under inert, XRD, and IR for starters] and a rewrite before publication.edit on 12/6/2010 by pteridine because: spelling correction
Originally posted by -PLB-
reply to post by turbofan
No, thats not anything like it, when you do it properly you see that in some cases the curves of combusted material are steeper.