Combustion of Solid Fuels & Wastes

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Careful organization and empirical correlations help clarify the prodigious technical information presented in this useful reference.

Key Features
• Written for practicing engineers, this comprehensive book supplies an overall framework of the combustion process; It connects information on specific ...

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Overview

Careful organization and empirical correlations help clarify the prodigious technical information presented in this useful reference.

Key Features
• Written for practicing engineers, this comprehensive book supplies an overall framework of the combustion process; It connects information on specific reactions and reaction sequences with current applications and hardware; Each major group of combustion solids is evaluated; Among the many topics covered are:
• Various biomass forms
• The coalification process
• Grate, kiln, and suspension firing
• Fluidized bed combustion
• Gasification of solids
• The manufacturing process

Audience: The scientific community involved in combustion and practicing engineers (fuels and wastes).

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Editorial Reviews

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"It provides a link between the scientific literature and the applications literature available to design engineers...An abundance of data which will make the book extremely valuable to practicing engineers...An excellent presentation of technical data and theory concerning combustion of solid fuels."
—James M. Munro, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
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On the overall framework of the combustion process, for practicing engineers. Gives information on specific reactions and reaction sequences with current applications and hardware. Each major group of combustion solids is evaluated. Topics include various biomass forms, the coalification process, grate, kiln, and suspension firing, fluidized bed combustion, and gasification of solids. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780126912555
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 4/28/1991
  • Pages: 378

Table of Contents

Overview of Solid Fuels Combustion. Characteristics of Biomass Fuels. Combustion Characteristics of Lignite and Coal: The Dominant Solid Fossil Fuels. Characteristics of Petroleum-Related Solid Fossil Fuels. The Combustion of Solid Wastes. Combustion of Solid Fuels in Conventional Systems. Fluidized Bed Combustion of Solid Fuels.

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