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Sewage Derived Methane as a Vehicle Fuel

  • Owen Collins
  • James Picken
  • Leonard Harris

Abstract

The use of sewage-derived methane as a fuel for road vehicles is not a new concept and one example of a successful period of such use occurred between 1942 and 1968 in a plant at Mogden sewage treatment works, London. With the more plentiful supplies of petroleum in the I960’s and the increasing use of diesel-engined vehicles (in which methane could not at that time be used), this particular application was discontinued.

Keywords

Diesel Engine Compression Ratio Petrol Engine Hydrogen Sulphide Space Heating 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Owen Collins
  • James Picken
  • Leonard Harris

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