Under Ideal Combustion Conditions

In a perfectly operating engine with ideal combustion conditions, the following chemical reaction would take place:

• Hydrocarbons would react with oxygen to produce water vapor (H2O) and carbon dioxide (CO2)

• Nitrogen (N2) would pass through the engine without being affected by the combustion process. In essence, only harmless elements would remain and enter the atmosphere. Although modern engines are producing much lower emission levels than their predecessors, they still inherently produce some level of harmful emission output.

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