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Coal Processing and Utilization / Edition 1

Coal Processing and Utilization / Edition 1

by D.V. Subba Rao, T. Gouricharan


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ISBN-13: 9781138029590
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/09/2016
Pages: 540
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. D.V. Subba Rao is retired associate professor and head of the department of Mineral Beneficiation at S. D. S. Autonomous College, (India). He has 32 years of experience at S. D. S. Autonomous College and presently serves as a guest faculty in the department of Mining Engineering at GIET, India. He has published multiple books on mineral beneficiation and has been member and chairman of academic bodies such as BOS in Mineral Beneficiation, BOS in Materials Handling and BOS in Applied Chemistry as well as the academic council and governing body of S. D. S. Autonomous College.

Dr. T. Gouricharan is senior principal scientist and head coal preparation division ath the CSIR (Central Institutde of Mining & Fuel Research), India. He has a Ph.D in Mineral Processing from VSK University, Bellary (India), and has 26 years of experience in the department of Coal Preparation at CSIR, and 4 years of experience as a professor and faculty member at the Academy council of Scientific Industrial Research. Dr. Gouricharan has published more than 80 papers in Indian and international journals and national and international conferences.

Table of Contents

PART A - Coal

1 Introduction
2 Clean coal technology
3 Coal – its origin and formation
4 Constituents of coal
5 Sampling of coal
6 Size analysis of coal
7 Proximate analysis of coal
8 Ultimate analysis of coal
9 Calorific value of coal
10 Rank of a coal
11 Important properties of coal
12 Classification of coal
13 Coking and non-coking coals
14 Classification of Indian coals
15 Indian coals

PART B - Coal processing

16 Coal processing
17 Screening of coal
18 Size reduction of coal
19 Pulp/Slurry density
20 Washability of coal
21 Coal beneficiation processes
22 Principles of gravity concentration processes
23 Heavy medium separation
24 Jigging
25 Flowing film concentration
26 Cyclone separation
27 Froth flotation
29 Dry beneficiation of coal
30 Dewatering
31 Coal washing efficiency
32 Coal washing practice in India
33 Global coal washing
34 Recent developments in coal processing

PART C - Coal utilization

35 Coal utilization
36 Carbonization
37 Combustion
38 Gasification
39 Liquefaction
40 Carbon capture and storage

Annexure – I Applications of computers
Annexure – II List of international and national standards used in coal and coke analysis and evaluation
Further readings
Solutions to problems for practice
Subject index

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