Gas for home and industry : world energy resources
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Explains the role of fuel gas as a source of energy. Begins with the history of gas lighting. The cleanliness, efficiency and versatility of gas is investigated. Describes the production of various types of manufactured gas, using natural photography and animated drawings. Details the production of coke oven gas and carborated water gas, including the collection of raw materials, heating, cooling and purification. Examines how the by-products of the production of gas are used. Shows how natural gas is obtained from wells and distributed through pipelines to population centers. Discusses the importance of research and education in gas conservation. Discusses future technological developments being made in gas manufacture through testing fuel burning equipment and studying new chemicals.
Wilbur L. Beauchamp, Ph.D. The University of Chicago
Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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1 film reel (16 min.) sound,black and white/monochrome; 16 mm
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Catalog Key: 7821538; Other: GR00382600; MDPI Barcode: 40000003424563
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