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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 375789, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/375789
Research Article

Experimental Investigation of Flow Resistance in a Coal Mine Ventilation Air Methane Preheated Catalytic Oxidation Reactor

School of Transportation and Vehicle Engineering, Shandong University of Technology, Zhangzhou Road 12, Zibo 255049, China

Received 26 September 2014; Revised 6 January 2015; Accepted 6 January 2015

Academic Editor: Agus Sasmito

Copyright © 2015 Bin Zheng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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