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Fossil Fuels Analysis is Focus of Two New ASTM Publications


ASTM International has released two new compilations on the analysis of fossil fuels authored by R.A. Kishore Nadkarni.

Monograph 10, Elemental Analysis of Fossil Fuels and Related Materials, features 16 comprehensive chapters on the importance of elemental analysis of fossil fuels, analytical techniques, basic analytical protocols and proficiency testing programs for elemental analysis.

Monograph 10 includes the latest information on the analysis of coal, coke, fly ash; oil shales and shale oil; crude oil; gasoline and diesel; lubricants and additives; lubrication greases; other petroleum products; process catalysts; and biofuels.

Monograph 11, Sulfur: Chemistry and Analysis of Fossil Fuel Products, covers the analytical techniques for sulfur determination in crude oil, fuels and lubricants, coal, oil shale, gaseous fuels and biofuels. It also addresses proficiency testing for sulfur.

Monograph 11 deals with the analysis of coal and coke products; oil shales; crude oil; lubricants and additives; gaseous fuels; other petroleum products; and biofuels.

Monograph 10 is available for $220 USD in print (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7044-5; Stock #: MONO10) or electronically (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7045-2; Stock #: MONO10-EB).

Monograph 11 is available for $140 USD in print (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7052-0; Stock #: MONO11) or electronically (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7053-7; Stock #: MONO11-EB).

To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (, or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM;

ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612;       

Release #9651

May 15, 2014

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