April 12, 2000
American Chemical Society
To allow jet planes to fly faster safely, scientists are looking to coal, rather than petroleum, as a source of fuel. Coal-derived fuel is less likely to form engine-clogging coke deposits in jet engines at higher speeds and temperatures, according to research being done at Pennsylvania State University.
Coal-Derived Jet Fuels Less Likely to Form Engine Deposits at High Speeds
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