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Natural Gas

The contributions in this book present an overview of cutting edge research on natural gas which is a vital component of world's supply of energy. Natural gas is a combustible mixture of hydrocarbon gases, primarily methane but also heavier gaseous hydrocarbons such as ethane, propane and butane. Unlike other fossil fuels, natural gas is clean burning and emits lower levels of potentially harmful by-products into the air. Therefore, it is considered as one of the cleanest, safest, and most useful of all energy sources applied in variety of residential, commercial and industrial fields. The book is organized in 25 chapters that cover various aspects of natural gas research: technology, applications, forecasting, numerical simulations, transport and risk assessment.

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Natural GasEdited by Primož Potocnik

Published: August 18th 2010

DOI: 10.5772/55057

ISBN: 978-953-307-112-1

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1. Natural Gas

By Wan Azelee Wan Abu Bakar and Rusmidah Ali

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2. Natural Gas : Physical Properties and Combustion Features

By Olivier Le Corre and Khaled Loubar

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3. The Importance of Natural Gas Reforming

By Laédna Neiva and Lucianna Gama

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4. Natural Gas Odorization

By Daniel Tenkrat, Tomas Hlincik and Ondrej Prokes

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5. Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) from Coal and Biomass: a Survey of Existing Process Technologies, Open Issues and Perspectives

By Maria Sudiro and Alberto Bertucco

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6. Environmental Technology Assessment of Natural Gas Compared to Biogas

By Ola Eriksson

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7. Natural Gas Hydrates

By Geir Ersland

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8. The Effect of H2S on Hydrogen and Carbon Black Production from Thermal Decomposition of Sour Natural Gas

By Seyyed Mohammad Javadi Mal Abad, Mohammad Moghiman and Iman Pishbin

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9. Soil-Gas Geochemistry: Significance and Application in Geological Prospectings

By Nunzia Voltattorni and Salvatore Lombardi

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10. Adsorption of Methane in Porous Materials as the Basis for the Storage of Natural Gas

By Karim Sapag, Andrea Vallone, Andrés García Blanco and Cecilia Solar

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11. Industrial Applications of Natural Gas

By Alejandro Saez

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12. Combined Operational Planning of Natural Gas and Electric Power Systems: State of the Art

By Ricardo Rubio-Barros, Diego Ojeda-Esteybar, Osvaldo Añó and Alberto Vargas

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13. Compressed Natural Gas Direct Injection (Spark Plug Fuel Injector)

By Taib Iskandar Mohamad

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14. Hydrogen-Enriched Compressed Natural Gas as a Fuel for Engines

By Fanhua Ma, Nashay Naeve, Mingyue Wang, Long Jiang, Renzhe Chen and Shuli Zhao

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15. Looking for Clean Energy Considering LNG Assessment to provide energy security in Brazil and GTL from Bolivia Natural Gas Reserves

By Miguel Udaeta, Jonathas Bernal, Geraldo Burani and Aquiles Grimoni

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16. Practical Results of Forecasting for the Natural Gas Market

By Primoz Potocnik and Edvard Govekar

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17. Statistical Model of Segment-Specific Relationship Between Natural Gas Consumption and Temperature in Daily and Hourly Resolution

By Marek Brabec, Marek Maly, Emil Pelikan and Ondrej Konar

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18. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Volumetric Thermophysical Properties of Natural Gases

By Santiago Aparicio and Mert Atilhan

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19. Static Behaviour of Natural Gas and its Flow in Pipes

By Peter Ohirhian

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20. Steady State Compressible Flow in Porous Media

By Peter Ohirhian

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21. Natural Gas Properties and Flow Computation

By Ivan Maric and Ivan Ivek

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22. Rarefied Natural Gas Transport

By Huei Chu Weng

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23. Consequence Analysis of Large-Scale Liquefied Natural Gas Spills on Water

By Hideyuki Oka

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24. Risk Assessment of Marine LNG Operations

By Tarek Elsayed

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25. Reliability Measures for Liquefied Natural Gas Receiving Terminal Based on the Failure Information of Emergency Shutdown System

By Ming-Hung Shu

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  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI
  • IET Inspec
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