what is the reaction of steam on coke?

Asked by Jisha Mary Thomas | 1st Jan, 2014, 04:53: PM

Expert Answer:

The reaction of coke with steam is as follows:

C (s) + H2O ? CO (g) + H2 (g)

The gaseous product, a mixture of H2 and CO, is known as "water gas", or "synthesis gas". It is a combustible gas.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 2nd Jan, 2014, 10:41: AM

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