This is one of the 18 Background Books published for Stage II of the Nuffield Chemistry Sample Scheme. The books were highly illustrated and designed to be attractive. This book describes applications of chemistry in the coal industry.
There are two parts to this book:
• Part 1: Mining for coal
The history of coal mining in Britain up to the 1960s.
• Part 2: How coal is used
An account of fuels, gas and chemicals obtained from coal
The book was first published in 1965 and is now only of historical interest.
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