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Chemical composition of some common gaseous fuels:
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Gaseous Fuels - Chemical Composition (%) Fuel Carbon Dioxide (CO 2) Carbon Monoxide (CO) Methane (CH 4) Butane (C 4H 10) Ethane (C 2H 6) Propane (C 3-H 8) Hydrogen (H 2) Hydrogen Sulfide (H 2S) Oxygen (O 2) Nitrogen (N 2) Carbon Monoxide 100 Coal Gas 3.8 28.4 0.2 17.0 50.6 Coke Oven Gas 2.0 5.5 32 51.9 0.3 4.8 Digester Gas 30 64 0.7 0.8 2.0 Hydrogen 100 Landfill Gas 47 0.1 47 0.1 0.01 0.8 3.7 Natural Gas 0 - 0.8 0 - 0.45 82 - 93 0 - 15.8 0-1.8 0 - 0.18 0 - 0.35 0.5 - 8.4 Propane Gas 0.5 - 0.8 2.0 - 2.2 73 - 97 Related Topics Boiler house topics, fuels like oil, gas, coal, wood - chimneys, safety valves, tanks - combustion efficiency. Related Documents An overview of ASTM Section 5 - Petroleum Products, Lubricants, and Fossil Fuels - Volume 05.06 Gaseous Fuels, Coal and Coke. Formulas and trading names for some common chemicals. Environmental emission of carbon dioxide CO 2 when combustion fuels like coal, oil, natural gas, LPG and bio energy. Combustion air and flue gas for common fuels - coke, oil, wood, natural gas and more. Higher and lower calorific values (heating values) for fuels like coke, oil, wood, hydrogen and others. Autoignition points for fuels and chemicals like butane, coke, hydrogen, petroleum and more. Stable and efficient combustion requires correct mixture of fuels and oxygen. Standard grades coal heat values.
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