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24) and (25). These relationships make use of a Bessel function Pno presented in Eq. (26) that is the sum of an inﬁnite series but can be easily and accurately estimated from the ﬁrst ﬁve terms or so using a personal computer spreadsheet or hand calculator. ! n 1 mid ¼ 0 exp½m Pno s2 ð24Þ n 2 ! n0 n0 À 1 n0 À 2 2 2 2 s P ð25Þ sid ¼ exp½2m Pno ð2s Þ À n n À 1 no n0 À 1 Pno ðtÞ ¼ 1 þ n0 À 1 ðn À 1Þ3 2 ðn0 À 1Þ5 tþ 2 0 t þ 3 t3 þ . . ðn0 þ 1Þðn0 þ 3Þ ð26Þ Note that for the special cases where n0 is equal to zero, the mean and variance are zero.
Elemental or organic hydrogen þ O2 ! H2 O (but see chlorine, below). Depending on temperature, hydrogen appearing in water of hydration may or may not be released. , 2NaOH ! Na2 O þ H2 OÞ. Oxygen associated with the nonmetallic elements C, H, P, S, or N in organic compounds or with metals is assumed to behave as O2 in air viz. reacting to form oxides (or remaining as the oxide). , can leave in a variety of forms, depending on temperature. Nitrogen usually leaves as N2 (plus traces of NO, NO2 ).
LINE 3. Sulfur present in the waste as the element, in the reduced form as sulﬁde, or as organic sulfur increases the amount of combustion air required in burning to SO2 . Inorganic sulfates may leave as ash or be reduced to SO2 . If SO2 is not analyzed selectively (line 17), it is usually reported out as carbon dioxide. If care is not taken to avoid absorption of the SO2 in the sampling and analysis steps, however, it distorts the CO2 =N2 =O2 values. , GC methods) for studies of waste disposal ﬂue gases where the sulfur oxide concentration may be high.