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Journal of Combustion
Volume 2011, Article ID 263531, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/263531
Research Article

A Simple Technique to Estimate the Flammability Index of Moroccan Forest Fuels

1Ecole Nationale Forestière d'Ingénieurs, BP 511, Tabriquet, Salé 11015, Morocco
2Faculté des Sciences Rabat, Université Mohamed V, Agdal, Rabat, Morocco

Received 29 September 2010; Revised 25 March 2011; Accepted 5 May 2011

Academic Editor: D. Morvan

Copyright © 2011 M'Hamed Hachmi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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