i am unable to understand about destructive distillation of coal .

can any oone explain me in detail?

Hi Ayesha,
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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Distructive distillation of coal is a process in which coal is strongly brunt in the absence of air.

After this process we obtain coal tar,coke and coal gas

They are more useful than coal

LIke coal gas is good domestic fuel and don't produce any CO2

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