The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Second Edition,

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CRC Press, Jul 7, 1994 - Science - 664 pages
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Thoroughly rewritten and updated to reflect the latest advances in technology and highlighting the environmental aspects now being emphasized within the coal industry, this Second Edition of a highly acclaimed reference/text provides a comprehensive overview of coal science—covering topics ranging from the origins of coal to mining and contemporary uses.

Maintaining and enhancing the clarity of presentation that made the first edition so popular, The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Second Edition:

  • Considers the implications of the Clean Air Act
  • Examines the effects of combustion products on the atmosphere
  • Details practical elements of coal evaluation procedures
  • Clarifies misconceptions concerning the organic structure of coal
  • Discusses the physical, thermal, electrical, and mechanical properties of coal
  • Analyzes the development and current status of combustion and gasification techniques
 

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The book is well-developed about the coal,the theory is clear and supported illusions.
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Contents

Terminology and Classification
3
Correlation of the Various Systems
18
Seam Structure
25
Coal as an Organic Sediment
41
CoalForming Processes
69
Heteroatoms in Coal
77
Coal as an Organic Rock
83
Petrography and Utilization
96
Combustion
363
Combustion Systems
379
CoalLiquid Mixtures
396
Carbonization
409
Process Concepts
420
Formed Coke
427
Liquefaction
433
Process Classification
439

Recovery
101
Environmental Aspects
117
Environmental Aspects
142
Mineral Matter
149
Evaluation
165
Precision and Accuracy
184
Properties of Coal
201
Mechanical Properties
210
Thermal Properties
217
Epilogue
230
Solvolysis
246
Chemical Reactions
249
Thermal Decomposition
277
Physicochemical Aspects
284
Thermal Decomposition Products
294
Organic Constituents
309
Heteroatoms
334
Assessment of Coal Structure
343
Reactors
446
Products
447
Environmental Aspects
464
Liquefaction Processes
473
Solvent Extraction Processes
479
Catalytic Liquefaction Processes
490
Indirect Liquefaction Processes
498
Gasification
507
Underground Gasification
544
Clean Coal Technologies
557
Briquetting and Pelletizing
577
Processes
584
Gas Cleaning
591
Removal of SulfurContaining Gases
605
Chemicals from Coal
611
Chemicals from Methane
618
Appendix
633
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