Advances in the Science of Victorian Brown Coal

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Elsevier, Oct 21, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 484 pages
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Over the past decade, extensive research has been conducted on the subject of coal as one of the world’s leading energy sources. The current and future status of this resource is a topic of considerable interest to the largest world economies, including the US, Japan, China and Europe.

Advances in the Science of Victorian Brown Coal provides critical reviews of the information and research published over this time, giving the reader an authoritative overview of the science surrounding this important topic.


Critical review of recent research surrounding the utilization of brown coal. Key issues addressed include maximized efficiency and minimized environmental impacts.
Focuses on Victorian Brown Coal within the context of biomass and bituminous coal.
A critical thermodynamic overview of various advanced power generation technologies.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Structure and Properties of Victorian Brown Coal
11
Chapter 3 Water in Brown Coal and its Removal
85
Chapter 4 Pyrolysis of Victorian Brown Coal
134
Chapter 5 Gasification and Combustion of Brown Coal
223
Chapter 6 Conversion of CoalN and Coals During Pyrolysis Gasification and Combustion
286
Chapter 7 An Overview of Advanced Power Generation Technologies Using Brown Coal
360
Chapter 8 Liquefaction of Victorian Brown Coal
401
Index
458
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