The Combustion of Solid Fuels and Wastes

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Academic Press, Dec 2, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 378 pages
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Careful organization and empirical correlations help clarify the prodigious technical information presented in this useful reference.

  • 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
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 OVERVIEW OF SOLID FUELS COMBUSTION
1
CHAPTER 2 CHARACTERISTICS OF BIOMASS FUELS
65
THE DOMINANT SOLID FOSSIL FUELS
121
CHAPTER 4 CHARACTERISTICS OF PETROLEUMRELATED SOLID FOSSIL FUELS
185
CHAPTER 5 THE COMBUSTION OF SOLID WASTES
223
CHAPTER 6 COMBUSTION OF SOLID FUELS IN CONVENTIONAL SYSTEMS
275
CHAPTER 7 FLUIDIZED BED COMBUSTION OF SOLID FUELS
319
Index
373
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