Retorting indexes for oil-shale pyrolyses from ethylene-ethane ratios of product gases.
Jacobson-IA Jr.; Decora-AW; Cook-GL
Prepr Pap Present Am Chem Soc Div Fuel Chem 1974 19(2):183-191
A number called retorting index is developed from the relationship of reciprocal temperature versus log [(ethylene)/(ethane)]. The retorting index has the units of temperature. Its magnitude depends on both temperature and residence time for the reactants in the heated zone in oil shale retorting.
Preprints, Div. Fuel Chem., ACS