producer gas


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producer gas

n.
A combustible mixture of nitrogen, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen, generated by passing air with steam over burning coke or coal in a furnace and used as fuel. Also called air gas.

producer gas

n
(Elements & Compounds) a mixture of carbon monoxide and nitrogen produced by passing air over hot coke, used mainly as a fuel. Also called: air gas See also water gas

produc′er gas`


n.
a mixture of carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and nitrogen prepared from coke and used as an industrial fuel, in certain gas engines, and in the manufacture of ammonia.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.producer gas - a gas made of carbon monoxide and hydrogen and nitrogenproducer gas - a gas made of carbon monoxide and hydrogen and nitrogen; made by passing air over hot coke
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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Also, the producer gas price under the Petroleum Policy 2012 has been increased from 31 percent to 68 percent for different zones.
Answering a question, the sources said producer gas price had been increased from 31 percent to 68 percent for different zones to encourage investment in the oil and gas sector.
The producer gas leaves the reactor with pollutants and therefore requires cleaning to satisfy engine requirements.
It is estimated that close to nine million vehicles were running on producer gas all over the world.
Biomass Gasification Technology converts solid fuels into combustible gas mixture called producer gas (CO+H2+CH4) and four distinct processes happening in the Gasifier.
Stoichiometric air-to-fuel ratio for producer gas is about 1.
Towards the end of the 19th Century, Dr Ludwig Mond patented a process for the gasification of low-grade coal to generate producer gas and recover ammonia.
The control strategy is therefore to burn as much producer gas as possible, and only burn oil when there is not enough producer gas.
I was very interested in the producer gas article because I have access to loads of oak nuggets (from molding chops, usually with an oil finish) and already have a 10kw generator (no engine).
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The usual approach of producer gas utilization in diesel engines consists of Operating existing compression ignition engines on producer gas cum diesel dual-fuel mode.