I 
Introduction and
Summary 
1 
II 
Acknowledgment 
2 
III 
Stoichiometry and
application of the phase rule 
2 

Description of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen,
nitrogen systems 
3 
The components 
5 
Conditions for equilibrium 
7 
Degrees of freedom of carbon, hydrogen,
oxygen, nitrogen systems 
9 
IV 
Calculation of the
equilibrium composition 
11 

The general method 
12 
A special method 
16 
Modifications for computation at a specified
density 
20 
Calculation of the equilibrium composition of
imperfect gas mixtures 
22 
V 
Computation programs
for carbonhydrogenoxygennitrogen systems 
25 

The general method for lean mixtures 
26 
A special method for lean mixtures 
30 
The general method for rich mixtures without
solid carbon 
33 
A special method for rich mixtures without
solid carbon 
39 
A special method for homogeneous mixtures at
high temperatures 
42 
The general method for rich mixtures with
solid carbon 
47 
VI 
The thermodynamic
properties of gas mixtures 
54 


The state variables 
54 
The thermodynamic properties of ideal gas
mixtures 
55 
The thermodynamic properties of imperfect gas
mixtures 
58 
VII 
Description of a
generalized table of equilibrium composition and
thermodynamic properties of combustion gases 
59 