Assuming the above formula to represent guncotton, there is sufficient oxygen for internal combustion without any carbon being left.
In 1905 and following years motor omnibuses (worked mostly by internal combustion engines) began to a large extent to supplant horse traction.
About this date the output of alcohol in Germany and its use in stationary internal-combustion engines increased rapidly.
Ricardo's paper on" The Influence of Various Fuels on the Performance of Internal-Combustion Engines,"published in 1921.
It is in this direction, which is being actively followed up in the dominions and colonies, that the production of alcohol for use in internal-combustion engines is most likely to advance so far as the British Empire is concerned.