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On the illuminating power of coal-gas

On the illuminating power of coal-gas

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Published by William Blackwood, T. Cadell in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gas and fuel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Adam Anderson.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, TP343 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 169-171
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19642945M

    When it is compressed the oil gas possesses an illuminating power six times greater than that of city gas. The value of the gas for the special purposes to which it is put consists mainly in the fact that, while coal gas loses the greater part of its illuminating power by compression, oil gas loses only one-eighth.


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on estimating the illuminating power of coal gas. Authors: W SUGG Source: Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Vol Issue1 Jan (–)Author: W Sugg, Letheby, L F V Harcourt, Law, W H Barlow, Abel, W Pole, J N Douglass, W G Adams.

Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system.

It is produced when coal is heated strongly in the absence of air. Town gas is a more general term referring to manufactured gaseous fuels produced for sale to consumers and municipalities.

Coal gas contains a variety of calorific gases including hydrogen, carbon. The history of gaseous fuel, important for lighting, heating, and cooking purposes throughout most of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, began with the development of analytical and pneumatic chemistry in the 18th century.

The manufacturing process for "synthetic fuel gases" (also known as "manufactured fuel gas", "manufactured gas" or simply "gas") typically. Get this from a library.

On the illuminating power of coal-gas, and oil-gas. [Andrew Fyfe]. A dictionary of applied chemistry (). by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe. the formation of gas of high illuminating power, and when coal gas had overcome the prejudice existing against it in the early years of its inception, several attempts were made to utilise oil instead of coal for the production of illuminating gas.

The fact that coal gas of an illuminating power of from 14 to 16 candles can be made from the ordinary gas coal at a fairly low rate, while every candle power added to the gas increases the cost in an enormous and rapidly growing ratio, has, from the earliest days of the gas industry, caused the attention of inventors to be turned to the.

Coal gas (also town gas and illumination gas) is a flammable gaseous fuel made by the destructive distillation of coal containing a variety of calorific gases including hydrogen, carbon monoxide, methane and volatile hydrocarbons together with small quantities of non-calorific gases such as carbon dioxide and was the primary source of gaseous fuel both the United.

Coal is an important and required energy source for today's world. Current rates of world coal consumption are projected to continue at approximately the same (or greater) levels well into the twenty-first century.

and evaluate coal and coal gas resources. Coal systems analysis incorporates the various disciplines of coal geology to provide. The fact that coal gas of an illuminating power of from 14 to 16 candles can be made from the ordinary gas coal at a fairly low rate, while every candle power added to the gas increases the cost in an enormous and rapidly growing ratio, has, from the earliest days of FIG.

A Practical Treatise, on Gas-Light, Exhibiting a Summary Description of the Apparatus and Machinery Best Calculated for Illuminating Streets, Houses, and Manufactories with Carburetted Hydrogen, or Coal-Gas; with Remarks on the Utility, Safety, and General Nature of this new Branch of Civil Economy.

London: R. Ackermanin, Acetylene, The Principles Of Its Generation And Use by F. Leeds and W. Atkinson Butterfield Part 9 out of 9. homepage; Index of Acetylene, The Principles Of Its Generation And Use; Previous part (8) effect of cold on, illuminating power of, Alcohol, action of, on carbide, for carburetting acetylene, holder seals, from.

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The 2nd Edition of Coal Energy Systems: Clean Coal Technology describes a new Price: $ "The principal circumstances which demand attention in the fitting of burners are the average pressure and illuminating power of the gas to be consumed.

" 2. The Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry by Society of Chemical Industry () "I have also appended the reputed illuminating power of the gases in. Philosophy of the production of coal-gas.—Characters of the various products which the gas-light process affords, their quantities, and modes of obtaining them.—Quantity of gas obtainable from a given weight of coal.—Illuminating power of a given bulk of coal-gas compared with the illuminating power of a given weight of tallow candles.

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In this way the illuminating power of candles has been commonly assigned to acetylene, though it would be clearer to those unfamiliar with the definition of illuminating power in the Acts of Parliament which regulate the testing of coal-gas, if the same fact were conveyed by stating that acetylene affords a maximum illuminating power of   If the carbons are vertical and the positive carbon is the upper of the two, the illuminating power is greatest in a direction at an angle inclined about 40 or 50 degrees below the horizon, and at other directions has different values, which may be represented by the lengths of radial lines drawn from a centre, the extremities of which define a.

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(30 pg) Gas as an illuminating Agent compared with Electricity (30 pg) Gas Burners (25 pg) The Domestic Use of Coal Gas ( pg) Modern Street Lighting, second edition ( pg) Gas Lighting Lecture.

A Practical Treatise on Gas-light. Exhibiting a Summary Description of the Apparatus and Machinery Best Calculated for Illuminating Streets, Houses, and Manufactories, with Carburetted Hydrogen, or Coal-Gas, with Remarks on the Utility, Safety, and General Nature of this new Branch of Civil : Friedrich Christian Accum.

Coal Gas. Methane is often found in association with coal deposits. These deposits might be virgin coal seams (coal seam methane/coal bed methane), be in the process of being mined or may be from each of these may be suitable for the production of power.

In the earlier days of its use coal gas was employed entirely as an illuminant and its value was expressed in illuminating power; at the present time the standard often prescribed by regulation is that of its illuminating capability and is stated in candlepower.

There is, however, a tendency to establish the more consistent standard of. Full text of "Investigation of the conditions governing the choice of a proper quality standard for artificial gas with conclusion and recommendation of he Joint committee on calorimetry of the Public service commission and gas corporations in the second public service district, New York state" See other formats.

If, on the other hand, coal-gas is misused and wasted through the employment only of interior or worn-out flat-flame burners, while the best types of burner are used for acetylene, the latter gas may prove as cheap for lighting as coal-gas at, say, 2s.

per cubic feet (and be far better hygienically); whereas, contrariwise, if coal-gas. Andrew Fyfe has written: 'On the illuminating power of coal-gas, and oil-gas' -- subject(s): Gas as fuel 'Evaporative power of different kinds of coal' -- subject(s): Coal 'Analysis of sulphate of.

Prices dropped inand that was the first year of coal-to-gas switching, with most of the increases coming in the spring and late summer. In. The gas thus collected possessed little illuminating power, but it was afterwards mixed with the rich gas from cannel coal, and raised to the requisite illuminating standard.

It was found, however, in practice, that the compound gas thus formed was more costly than ordinary coal gas, and the plan has been discontinued. Coal gas, gaseous mixture—mainly hydrogen, methane, and carbon monoxide—formed by the destructive distillation (i.e., heating in the absence of air) of bituminous coal and used as a fuel.

Sometimes steam is added to react with the hot coke, thus. A detailed analysis of suicide rates between and for England and Wales and for Scotland confirms that all age-sex subgroups have shown a marked decline in suicide due to domestic gas, corresponding in time to the fall in the CO content.

After Cited by: GasCalorimetry. In,ublishedthereeultsofanexperimentin whichhepreparedacombustibilegasbythedistillationofcoal. Thisbeingthefirstmentionwefindofanysuchwork. Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system. Town gas is a more general term referring to manufactured gaseous fuels produced for sale to consumers and municipalities.

Coal gas contains a variety of calorific gases including hydrogen. The fundamental objections to oil gas for the enrichment of coal gas are, first, that its manufacture is a slow process, requiring as much plant and space for retorting as coal gas; and, secondly, that although on a small scale it can be made to mix perfectly with coal gas and water gas, great difficulties are found in doing this on the large scale, because in spite of the fact that.

At the start of World War II coal gas contributed × 10 15 Btu/year to the US economy and that contribution increased to × 10 15 Btu in the year [48]. With the penetration of natural gas into residential and commercial markets in the early s, coal gasification ceased to be a significant economic factor in the United States.

Full text of "Liquid and gaseous fuels and the part they play in modern power production" See other formats. It can also be produced in the industry to obtain products like coke, tar and coal gas.

These by-products are beneficial to us too. Coke: Coke is a high-carbon product obtained by the destructive distillation of coal.

The amount of carbon content in coke is so high that it is said to be an almost-pure form of carbon. Coke is grayish-black in.

The calorific power of gas. A treatise on calorific standards and calorimetry. (London, C. Griffin and company, limited, ), by J.

Coste (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Gas and gas fittings. A handbook of information relating to coal-gas, water-gas, power-gas, and acetylene. For the use of architects, builders, and gas consumers. The first practical engine, Lenoir’s, ran on illuminating gas (coal gas).

It wasn’t untilthat Daimler created an engine that ran on liquid petroleum, a fuel called Ligroin which has a chemical makeup of Hexane-N.

The book is printed in color on semi-gloss paper for enhanced picture reproduction. Book size is 8½ x 11 inches with dust jacket. COOLSPRING POWER MUSEUM For more than 25 years, the Coolspring Power Museum in Coolspring, Pa., has been recognized as housing the world's finest collection of early and historically significant internal combustion.Illuminating power of coal-gas; quantity of gas consumed in a given time by different kinds of gas-burners and lamps; comparative cost of gas, tallow; and oil lights of different intensities; and most improved method for ventilating apartments lighted by gasThe use of a mantle greatly increases the illuminating power of the wick lamp.

In blue-flame lamps, a circular wick is used; air is introduced at both sides of the wick, and an air deflector or spreader, on which the mantle rests, is placed immediately above the wick.

The efficiency of this lamp is nearly as high as that of the coal gas mantle.