Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems Book

Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems


  • Author : Bruce G. Miller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2008-07-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 0080558054

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Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems Book Description :

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

Combustion Engineering  Second Edition Book

Combustion Engineering Second Edition


  • Author : Kenneth W. Ragland
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-05-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466500013

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Combustion Engineering Second Edition Book Description :

Combustion Engineering, Second Edition maintains the same goal as the original: to present the fundamentals of combustion science with application to today’s energy challenges. Using combustion applications to reinforce the fundamentals of combustion science, this text provides a uniquely accessible introduction to combustion for undergraduate students, first-year graduate students, and professionals in the workplace. Combustion is a critical issue impacting energy utilization, sustainability, and climate change. The challenge is to design safe and efficient combustion systems for many types of fuels in a way that protects the environment and enables sustainable lifestyles. Emphasizing the use of combustion fundamentals in the engineering and design of combustion systems, this text provides detailed coverage of gaseous, liquid and solid fuel combustion, including focused coverage of biomass combustion, which will be invaluable to new entrants to the field. Eight chapters address the fundamentals of combustion, including fuels, thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, flames, detonations, sprays, and solid fuel combustion mechanisms. Eight additional chapters apply these fundamentals to furnaces, spark ignition and diesel engines, gas turbines, and suspension burning, fixed bed combustion, and fluidized bed combustion of solid fuels. Presenting a renewed emphasis on fundamentals and updated applications to illustrate the latest trends relevant to combustion engineering, the authors provide a number of pedagogic features, including: Numerous tables with practical data and formulae that link combustion fundamentals to engineering practice Concise presentation of mathematical methods with qualitative descriptions of their use Coverage of alternative and renewable fuel topics throughout the text Extensive example problems, chapter-end problems, and references These features and the overall fundamentals-to-practice nature of this book make it an ideal resource for undergradua

Fossil Fuel Emissions Control Technologies Book

Fossil Fuel Emissions Control Technologies


  • Author : Bruce G. Miller
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-05-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128017494

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Fossil Fuel Emissions Control Technologies Book Description :

An expert guide to emission control technologies and applications, Fossil Fuels Emissions Control Technologies provides engineers with a guide to link emission control strategies to available technologies, allowing them to choose the technology that best suits their individual need. This includes reduction technologies for Nitrogen Oxides, Sulfur Oxides, Mercury and Acid Gases. In this reference, the author explains the most critical control technologies and their application to real-world regulatory compliance issues. Numerous diagrams and examples emphasizing pollution formation mechanisms, key points in pollutant control, and design techniques are also included. Provides numerous diagrams and examples to emphasize pollution formation mechanisms Coverage of critical control technologies and their application to real-world solutions Explains Sulfur Oxides, Acid Gases, Nitrogen Oxides Formation and Organic HAPs, Control and Reduction Technologies Covers Particulate Matter and Mercury Emissions Formation and Reduction Technologies

Clean Coal Engineering Technology Book

Clean Coal Engineering Technology


  • Author : Bruce G. Miller
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 856
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128113660

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Clean Coal Engineering Technology Book Description :

Clean Coal Engineering Technology, Second Edition provides significant information on the major power generation technologies that aim to utilize coal more efficiently, and with less environmental impact. With increased coal combustion comes heightened concerns about coal’s impacts on human health and climate change, so the book addresses the reduction of both carbon footprints and emissions of pollutants, such as particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, and mercury. Part 1 provides an essential grounding in the history of coal use alongside coal chemical and physical characteristics, worldwide distribution, and health and environmental impacts. Part 2 introduces the fundamentals of the major coal utilization technologies and examines the anatomy of a coal-fired power plant before going on to provide an overview of clean coal technologies for advanced power generation. Next, users will find a group of chapters on emissions and carbon management that have been extensively enlarged and updated for the second edition, thus reflecting the ever-increasing importance of this area. The final section of the book focuses on clean coal technology programs around the world and the future role of coal in the energy mix. This fully revised and selectively expanded new edition is a valuable resource for professionals, including environmental, chemical, and mechanical engineers who seek an authoritative and thorough one-volume overview of the latest advances in cleaner power production from coal. Provides a thorough, yet readable, one-volume guide to advanced power generation technologies for cleaner electricity production from coal Retains the essential background information on coal characteristics and the fundamentals of coal-fired power generation Presents extensively expanded and updated coverage on technologies for the reduction of pollutants, including particulate matter, sulfur oxides, and mercury Emphasizes carbon capture methods, storage, and emerging technologies for the

Impact of Mineral Impurities in Solid Fuel Combustion Book

Impact of Mineral Impurities in Solid Fuel Combustion


  • Author : R. Gupta
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-05-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN 10 : 9780306469206

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Impact of Mineral Impurities in Solid Fuel Combustion Book Description :

This book contains papers presented at the Engineering Foundation Conference on mineral matter in fuels held on November 2-7, 1997 in Kona, Hawaii. The conference is one of a continuing series that was initiated by the CEGB Mar- wood Engineering Laboratories in 1963. The conference was to be eventually organised by the Engineering Foundation as the need for multi-disciplinary work related to c- trolling ash effects in combustors became apparent. The conference covers both the science and the applications. The papers also present case histories, particularly for current fuel technologies, developments in advanced technologies for power generation and mathematical modelling of these processes. Developments since 1963 have been slow, but steady, due to the complexity of the chemical and physical processes involved. However, the research presented here displays great improvement in our understanding of the mechanisms by which mineral matter will influence fuel use. Steve Benson from EERC presented a review and current status of issues related to ash deposition in coal combustion and gasification. The application of new analytical tools, which have been detailed in the previous conferences, is presented. These include CCSEM, as well as new techniques for char- terising sintering of ash, such as TMA, image analysis, X-ray diffraction crystallography and thermal analysis. The new analytical techniques were extended to encompass widely differing fuels such as biomass. Ole H Larsen from ELSAM Denmark presented a review of these advanced techniques.

Solid Fuel Blending Book

Solid Fuel Blending


  • Author : David Tillman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-04-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123809339

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Solid Fuel Blending Book Description :

Create affordable solid fuel blends that will burn efficiently while reducing the carbon footprint. Solid Fuel Blending Handbook: Principles, Practices, and Problems describes a new generation of solid fuel blending processes. The book includes discussions on such topics as flame structure and combustion performance, boiler efficiency, capacity as influenced by flue gas volume and temperature, slagging and fouling, corrosion, and emissions. Attention is given to the major types of combustion systems including stokers, pulverized coal, cyclone, and fluidized bed boilers. Specific topics considered include chlorine in one or more coals, alkali metals (e.g., K, Na) and alkali earth elements, and related topics. Coals of consideration include Appalachian, Interior Province, and Western bituminous coals; Powder River Basin (PRB) and other subbituminous coals; Fort Union and Gulf Coast lignites, and many of the off-shore coals (e.g., Adaro coal, an Indonesian subbituminous coal with very low sulfur; other off-shore coals from Germany, Poland, Australia, South Africa, Columbia, and more). Interactions between fuels and the potential for blends to be different from the parent coals will be a critical focus of this of the book. One stop source to solid fuel types and blending processes Evaluate combustion systems and calculate their efficiency Recognize the interactions between fuels and their potential energy output Be aware of the Environmental Aspects of Fuel Blending

Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification Book

Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification


  • Author : Marcio L. de Souza-Santos
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-06-07
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 0203027299

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Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification Book Description :

Bridging the gap between theory and application, this reference demonstrates the operational mechanisms, modeling, and simulation of equipment for the combustion and gasification of solid fuels. Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification: Modeling, Simulation, and Equipment Operation clearly illustrates procedures to improve and optimize the de

The Chemical Engineer Book

The Chemical Engineer


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Chemical engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105123661048

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The Combustion of Solid Fuels and Wastes Book

The Combustion of Solid Fuels and Wastes


  • Author : David Tillman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080571126

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The Combustion of Solid Fuels and Wastes Book Description :

Careful organization and empirical correlations help clarify the prodigious technical information presented in this useful reference. Key Features * 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

The Coen   Hamworthy Combustion Handbook Book

The Coen Hamworthy Combustion Handbook


  • Author : Stephen Londerville
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 561
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439873342

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The Coen Hamworthy Combustion Handbook Book Description :

The rigorous treatment of combustion can be so complex that the kinetic variables, fluid turbulence factors, luminosity, and other factors cannot be defined well enough to find realistic solutions. Simplifying the processes, The Coen & Hamworthy Combustion Handbook provides practical guidance to help you make informed choices about fuels, burne

Combustion Science and Engineering Book

Combustion Science and Engineering


  • Author : Kalyan Annamalai
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-12-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420003789

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Combustion Science and Engineering Book Description :

Students embarking on their studies in chemical, mechanical, aerospace, energy, and environmental engineering will face continually changing combustion problems, such as pollution control and energy efficiency, throughout their careers. Approaching these challenges requires a deep familiarity with the fundamental theory, mathematics, and physical concepts of combustion. Based on more than two decades of teaching experience, Combustion Science and Engineering lays the necessary groundwork while using an illustrative, hands-on approach. Taking a down-to-earth perspective, the book avoids heavy mathematics in the first seven chapters and in Chapter 17 (pollutants formation and destruction), but considers molecular concepts and delves into engineering details. It begins with an outline of thermodynamics; basics of thermochemistry and chemical equilibrium; descriptions of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels; chemical kinetics and mass transfer; and applications of theory to practical systems. Beginning in chapter 8, the authors provide a detailed treatment of differential forms of conservation equations; analyses of fuel combustion including jet combustion and boundary layer problems; ignition; flame propagation; interactive and group combustion; pollutant formation and control; and turbulent combustion. In addition, this textbook includes abundant examples, illustrations, and exercises, as well as spreadsheet software in combustion available for download. This software allows students to work out the examples found in the text. Combustion Science and Engineering imparts the skills and foundational knowledge necessary for students to successfully approach and solve new problems.

Combustion Engineering  Third Edition Book

Combustion Engineering Third Edition


  • Author : Kenneth Bryden
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN 10 : 1138065382

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Combustion Engineering Third Edition Book Description :

Combustion Engineering, Third Edition presents combustion science principles and engineering applications in an acessible way for undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals in the workplace. This fully updated text looks at today's global energy, climate, and air pollution challenges, and the increasing importance of renewable energy sources, such as biomass fuels. Mathematical methods are presented along with qualitative descriptions of their use, and are supported by numerous tables with practical data and formulae, worked examples, chapter-end problems, and updated references. Full-color illustrations have been added, and a solutions manual is available for instructors.

Engineering Combustion Essentials Book

Engineering Combustion Essentials


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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9781527516878

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Engineering Combustion Essentials Book Description :

Whether in the Stone Age or in Greek mythology, fire has always been the essence of life. As G.G. Brown put it in 1928, “Combustion is without exaggeration the most important reaction to the human race. All human and animal existence depends upon combustion as its course of energy.” This book provides a detailed description of the elements of combustion, offering descriptive figures, illustrative quips, and analogies to facilitate understanding. It begins with some historical highlights of the understanding of combustion and technological progresses. It then discusses the thermodynamic and chemical kinetics underlying the fast chemical reactions, before expounding on the fundamental combustion wave, or flame. After this, the book moves onto the premixed turbulent flame and the spark-ignited turbulent flame, before considering the diffusion-controlled, non-premixed flame in both laminar and turbulent forms. The book concludes with explanations of wonderful natural combustion, fire, fire-retarding slime and DNA, and the amazing bombardier beetle.