Synthesis Gas

  • Lawrie Lloyd
Part of the Fundamental and Applied Catalysis book series (FACA)


Synthesis gas is a general term used in the chemical industry to describe a given feedstock. Unfortunately the term means different gas compositions to different groups of people and this can lead to confusion. In this chapter, the term synthesis gas is used to describe the gaseous feed used specifically for the manufacture of ammonia.


Hydrogen Sulfide Nickel Oxide Zinc Oxide Ammonia Synthesis Steam Reformer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrie Lloyd
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  1. 1.BathUK

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