Chemical Abstracts Volume 12, No. 3

Chemical Abstracts Volume 12, No. 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ..."(1) That the scheme for the carbonization of cannel coal and kindred substances recommended in the Petroleum Research Dept.'s Report was not a practicable one, and that the Ministry of Munitions was justified in declining to embark on it. (2) That the alternative policy of developing the production of fuel oil from cannel coal and kindred substances in existing vertical retorts at gas works should be developed so as to utilize some material of this class mined at the present time, but that the scheme should not be extended on any large scale until its general economic conditions have proved satisfactory. (3) That the decision of the Ministry of Munitions to erect a battery of the Chiswick form of retorts was the right course to adopt in the circumstances." The grounds are stated on which the conclusions were based. Other sources of supply available in the future comprize boring for oil in Great Britain, further development of the Scottish shale industry, utilization of dehydrated tar by the employment of suitable solvents, increased carbonization of raw coal as a preliminary to its use for industrial and domestic purposes, and utilization of the extensive deposits of Kimmeridge shale and peat. F. W. Smither. Efficiency in the use of oil fuel. J. M. Wadsworth. U. S. Bur. of Mines. Handbook 1918, 82 pp.--This handbook is compiled for the users of fuel oil, with the idea of saving oil by more intelligent operation of plants and correct methods of firing. In 1917, 160 million bbls. of fuel oil were burned in the limited states, of which 40 million bblscould have been saved. The principles of heat transmission and boiler design are discussed, the properties, tests, and specification of the oil are described, and various data in oil...
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  • Paperback | 784 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 40mm | 1,374g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236770382
  • 9781236770387