I imagine there must be many factors involved in order to do so, but what are they, and what mathematical formulas are useable?

Perhaps a candle, for example is a better concrete circumstance, but I'm curious about what kind of mathematical abstractions exist about fire.

  • $\begingroup$ -1. Not clear what you are asking. Your question is too abstract. Also, no research effort! $\endgroup$ – sammy gerbil Aug 27 '17 at 19:16
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    $\begingroup$ I think you want the result in candela? :-) $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica Aug 28 '17 at 1:57

I believe that you may use the equation for black body radiation to calculate the temperature of the flame based on the color

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  • $\begingroup$ While the glowing of soot may be close to a black body, there are other complexities going on in a flame, such as discrete energy transitions, that are not described by a black body. $\endgroup$ – CDCM Aug 27 '17 at 18:38

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