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Carbon Monoxide: Chemical Aspects.
Encyclopedia of Chemistry Van Nostrand Reinhold New York 3D Ed PP 197-201 :197-201
The topics discussed are (1) preparation of carbon monoxide in the laboratory and in industry mainly by converting petroleum fractions into synthesis gas, a mixture rich in carbon monoxide and hydrogen; (2) recovery of pure carbon monoxide from synthesis gas by low- temperature separation or selective adsorption; (3) detection of carbon monoxide; (4) physical properties of carbon monoxide, including thermodynamic values; (5) chemical properties of carbon monoxide; and (6) uses of carbon monoxide.
Encyclopedia of Chemistry. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 3D Ed., PP. 197-201
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