Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems

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Academic Press, Jul 2, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 528 pages
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Design, construct and utilize fuel systems using this comprehensive reference work. Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems combines modeling, policy/regulation and fuel properties with cutting edge breakthroughs in solid fuel combustion for electricity generation and industrial applications. This book moves beyond theory to provide readers with real-life experiences and tips for addressing the various technical, operational and regulatory issues that are associated with the use of fuels. With the latest information on CFD modeling and emission control technologies, Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems is the book practicing engineers as well as managers and policy makers have been waiting for.
  • Provides the latest information on CFD modeling and emission control technologies
  • Comprehensive coverage of combustion systems and fuel types
  • Addresses policy and regulatory concerns at a technical level
  • Tackles various technical and operational issues
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Coal Characteristics
33
Characteristics of Alternative Fuels
83
Characteristics and Behavior of Inorganic Constituents
133
Fuel Blending for Combustion Management
171
Fuel Preparation
199
Conventional Firing Systems
241
FluidizedBed Firing Systems
275
PostCombustion Emissions Control
341
Some Computer Applications for Combustion Engineering with Solid Fuels
393
Gasification
423
Policy Considerations for Combustion Engineering
469
Index
485
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Mr. Miller (B.S. and M.S. Chemical Engineering) has more than 30 years’ experience in energy research and development, combustion systems, fuels characterization, preparation and handling, hardware development and testing, and emissions characterization and control. He has been PI or co-PI of over $44 M in sponsored research. He is the author of four books published by Elsevier

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