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The Boubouard reaction involves heating carbon and carbon dioxide at high temperature to give a equilibrium mixture of carbon monoxide.

The carbon source may be coal, peat, biomass, waste, recycled plastic etc. This is an important green chemistry reaction.

The thermodynamics of this reaction can be explored in the thermochemistry gadget available from the main index.

Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Blast Furnace Reactions
British A-Level Chemistry: AS
Coal Gasification
Industrial Process: Inorganic
Industrial Process: Organic

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