Synfuels : hydrocarbons of the future / Sami Matar
- Matar, Sami, 1922-
- Tulsa, Okla. : PennWell Books, 
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- x, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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- SYNTHETIC FUELS: Synthetic hydrocarbon gases -- Alcohols as fuels -- Alcohol characteristics -- RAW MATERIALS FOR SYNFUELS: Coal -- Peat -- Tar sands -- GASIFICATION: Coal gasification -- Gasification reactions -- Gasification conditions -- Gasification processes -- Commercial gasification processes -- New coal-gasification projects -- Underground coal gasification -- Product-gas treatment -- Peat gasification -- COAL LIQUEFACTION AND RELATED PROCESSES: Coal liquefaction -- Coal liquids -- Coal-liquefaction reactions -- Coal-liquefaction processes -- Oil-shale conversion processes -- UPGRADING SYNTHETIC PRODUCTS AND BYPRODUCTS: Conversion products and byproducts -- Upgrading coal liquids and shale oils -- Potential chemicals from coal and shale oil -- BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR SYNFUELS PRODUCTION: Comparative economics for synfuels -- Pollution control for synfuels -- Water requirements for synfuels -- Oxygen needs for synfuels -- Materials and equipment -- Synfuels at the beginning of a new century.
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- Includes bibliographies and index.
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