Fuels of Opportunity: Characteristics and Uses In Combustion Systems

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Overview

As electricity generators and process industries are increasingly seeking less expensive fuels for the generation of electricity and process heat, there is an ever-increasing industry-led emphasise on exploring the possibility of utilising opportunity fuels. This book considers a diverse range of opportunity fuels and their application by addressing the following fundamental issues:

• What are the specific fuel properties of these opportunity fuels?

• What are the combustion/conversion characteristics of these fuels fired alone or in combination with conventional fossil fuels?

• How are they best applied in energy settings?

• What are the technical and environmental consequences of their use?

In considering these fuels the book presents detailed updated information on fuel characterization approaches and fuel utilization technologies.

* Explores environmental considerations associated with opportunity fuels, such as, how their utilisation of opportunity fuels can reduce airborne emissions
* Provides professionals in energy generation/energy use industries, a clear definition of fuels of opportunity, evaluates their composition, highlights the modern characteristics, and considers the technologies appropriate for their utilisation in energy applications
* Offers in-depth analysis of opportunity fuel usage, with a strong concentration on the relationship between the combustion processes and subsequent consequences to the structure, reactivity, and related properties of opportunity fuels

Audience: Mechanical and chemical engineers involved in energy generation/energy use and fuel specialists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080441627
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Overview of Opportunity Fuels; Petroleum Coke and Petroleum-Based Products as Opportunity Fuels; Coal-Water Slurries and Related Waste Coal Opportunity Fuels; Woody Biomass Opportunity Fuels; Herbaceous and Agricultural Biomass Opportunity Fuels; Tire-Derived Fuel as an Opportunity Fuel; Gaseous and Liquid Opportunity Fuel
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