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 1608a.    JAIN, B. C.  Synthetic Liquid Fuel.  Trans. Indian Inst. Chem. Engr., vol. 3, 1949-1950, pp. 79-104; Chem. Abs., vol. 46, 1952, p. 5,819.

         Review of various processes for the synthesis of liquid fuels from coal and account of current economics of the processes.  Among the techniques discussed are coal hydrogenation and Fischer-Tropsch.  German and American work is cited.  Excellent summaries are given of catalyst, operating conditions and yields for all modifications of the basic processes.