i am unable to understand about destructive distillation of coal .
can any oone explain me in detail?
Destructive distillation involves process of heating coal in the absence of air.
As a result of destructive distillation the coal does not burn but produces many by-products.
The apparatus used for destructive distillation of coal is given as:
The coal is heated in the absence of air resulting in the formation of by-products such as : coal gas, ammonia, coal tar and coke.
Hope it is clear to you.
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