1981-06-01

A Preliminary Assessment of the Automotive Gas Producer 810775

The conversion of solid fuels, such as coal and wood, to a gaseous fuel in an on-board gas producer was examined as a means of fueling vital transportation vehicles in case of a catastrophic shortage of crude oil. The literature on automotive gas producers was reviewed, and a preliminary design of a gas producer was formulated for a compact car fueled with bituminous coal. The influence of other solid fuels on system design and operation is also discussed along with the advantages and disadvantages of automotive gas producers.

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