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Gas Production, 1. Introduction

  1. Heinz Hiller1,
  2. Rainer Reimert2,
  3. Hans-Martin Stönner1

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a12_169.pub3

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Hiller, H., Reimert, R. and Stönner, H.-M. 2011. Gas Production, 1. Introduction. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lurgi, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  2. 2

    (formerly Lurgi) Engler-Bunte-Institut der Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011


The article contains sections titled:

1.Types of Gases; General Overview of Production Methods and Characteristics
1.1.Water Gas and Producer Gas
1.2.Synthesis Gas and Reduction Gas
1.3.Town Gas and Medium-Btu Gas
1.4.Biogas and Landfill Gas
1.5.Rich Gas and Substitute Natural Gas (SNG)
2.Raw Materials for Gasification
3.Physicochemical Basis for Gas Production
4.Characteristics of the Basic Processes
5.Product Gas Treatment
5.1.Purification Processes