Mathematical Modelling of Gas Phase Complex Reaction Systems  Pyrolysis and Combustion Book

Mathematical Modelling of Gas Phase Complex Reaction Systems Pyrolysis and Combustion


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1034
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444640888

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Mathematical Modelling of Gas-Phase Complex Reaction Systems: Pyrolysis and Combustion, Volume 45, gives an overview of the different steps involved in the development and application of detailed kinetic mechanisms, mainly relating to pyrolysis and combustion processes. The book is divided into two parts that cover the chemistry and kinetic models and then the numerical and statistical methods. It offers a comprehensive coverage of the theory and tools needed, along with the steps necessary for practical and industrial applications. Details thermochemical properties and "ab initio" calculations of elementary reaction rates Details kinetic mechanisms of pyrolysis and combustion processes Explains experimental data for improving reaction models and for kinetic mechanisms assessment Describes surrogate fuels and molecular reconstruction of hydrocarbon liquid mixtures Describes pollutant formation in combustion systems Solves and validates the kinetic mechanisms using numerical and statistical methods Outlines optimal design of industrial burners and optimization and dynamic control of pyrolysis furnaces Outlines large eddy simulation of turbulent reacting flows

Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildings Book

Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildings


  • Author : Roza Aseeva
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-12-03
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400774605

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This volume describes fire behavior and fire protection of timbers in outdoors and indoors application mainly in construction industry. The Authors’ novel approach considers the relationship between various species and age of timbers and its fire behavior at different thermal and fire loads. Quantitative data of ignition speed and flame propagation as well as generation of heat, smoke and toxic products are discussed. Analysis of fire resistance of various types of building materials based on timber of different species as well as the novel data on the effect of natural and accelerated aging of timbers on its fire behavior are discussed. The main practical methods of fire protection of new and ancient timber buildings and structures to increase its fire resistance are considered. The book should be useful for a wide range of readers: chemists, physicists, material scientists, architects, engineers, constructors and restorers.

Energy Research Abstracts Book

Energy Research Abstracts


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Power resources
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000052606298

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Sustainable Development of Energy  Water and Environment Systems Book

Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems


  • Author : N.H. Afgan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN 10 : 9781482283938

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This work contains a collection of selected, peer-reviewed papers that were presented at the First Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia in 2002. This conference was focussed on the following objectives: More...to discuss sustainability concepts of energy, water and envi

Supercomputer Algorithms for Reactivity  Dynamics and Kinetics of Small Molecules Book

Supercomputer Algorithms for Reactivity Dynamics and Kinetics of Small Molecules


  • Author : Antonio LaganĂ 
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400909458

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The need for accurate computational procedures to evaluate detailed properties of gas phase chemical reactions is evident when one considers the wealth of information provided by laser, molecular beam and fast How experiments. By stressing ordinary scalar computers to their limiting performance quantum chemistry codes can already provide sufficiently accurate estimates of the stability of several small molecules and of the reactivity of a few elementary processes. However, the accurate characterization of a reactive process, even for small systems, is so demanding in terms of computer resources to make the use of supercomputers having vector and parallel features unavoidable. Sometimes to take full advantage from these features all is needed is a restructure of those parts of the computer code which perform vector and matrix manipulations and a parallel execution of its independent tasks. More often, a deeper restructure has to be carried out. This may involve the problem of choosing a suitable computational strategy or the more radical alternative of changing the theoretical treatment. There are cases, in fact, where theoretical approaches found to be inefficient on a scalar computer exhibit their full computational strength on a supercomputer.

Applied Mechanics Reviews Book

Applied Mechanics Reviews


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Mechanics, Applied
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112008993427

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Waste Biorefinery Book

Waste Biorefinery


  • Author : Thallada Bhaskar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-03-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 756
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128182291

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Waste Biorefinery: Integrating Biorefineries for Waste Valorisation provides the various options available for several renewable waste streams. The book includes scientific and technical information pertaining to the most advanced and innovative processing technologies used for the conversion of biogenic waste to biofuels, energy products and biochemicals. In addition, the book reports on recent developments and new achievements in the field of biochemical and thermo-chemical methods and the necessities and potential generated by different kinds of biomass in presumably more decentralized biorefineries. The book presents an assortment of case-studies from developing and developed countries pertaining to the use of sustainable technologies for energy recovery from different waste matrices. Advantages and limitations of different technologies are also discussed by considering the local energy demands, government policies, environmental impacts, and education in bioenergy. Provides information on the most advanced and innovative processes for biomass conversion Covers information on biochemical and thermo-chemical processes and products development on the principles of biorefinery Includes information on the integration of processes and technologies for the production of biofuels, energy products and biochemicals Demonstrates the application of various processes with proven case studies

Dust Explosions in the Process Industries Book

Dust Explosions in the Process Industries


  • Author : Rolf K. Eckhoff
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2003-07-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 719
  • ISBN 10 : 0080488749

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Unfortunately, dust explosions are common and costly in a wide array of industries such as petrochemical, food, paper and pharmaceutical. It is imperative that practical and theoretical knowledge of the origin, development, prevention and mitigation of dust explosions is imparted to the responsible safety manager. The material in this book offers an up to date evaluation of prevalent activities, testing methods, design measures and safe operating techniques. Also provided is a detailed and comprehensive critique of all the significant phases relating to the hazard and control of a dust explosion. An invaluable reference work for industry, safety consultants and students. A completely new chapter on design of electrical equipment to be used in areas containing combustible/explosible dust A substantially extended and re-organized final review chapter, containing nearly 400 new literature references from the years 1997-2002 Extensive cross-referencing from the original chapters 1-7 to the corresponding sections of the expanded review chapter

AIAA Journal Book

AIAA Journal


  • Author : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Aeronautics
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105113188317

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Pollutants Generated by the Combustion of Solid Biomass Fuels Book

Pollutants Generated by the Combustion of Solid Biomass Fuels


  • Author : Jenny M Jones
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-11-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 109
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447164371

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This book considers the pollutants formed by the combustion of solid biomass fuels. The availability and potential use of solid biofuels is first discussed because this is the key to the development of biomass as a source of energy. This is followed by details of the methods used for characterisation of biomass and their classification. The various steps in the combustion mechanisms are given together with a compilation of the kinetic data. The chemical mechanisms for the formation of the pollutants: NOx, smoke and unburned hydrocarbons, SOx, Cl compounds, and particulate metal aerosols are given in detail. Combustion kinetics required for the application for design purposes are given. Examples are given of emission levels of a range different types of combustion equipment. Data is given of NOx, particulates and other pollutant arising from combustion of different fuels in fixed bed combustion, fluidized bed combustion and pulverised biomass combustion and co-firing. Modeling methods including computational fluid dynamics for the various pollutants are outlined. The consequential issues arising from the wide scale use of biomass and future trends are then discussed. In particular the role of carbon capture and storage in large biomass combustion plants is considered as well as the opportunity of reducing the concentration of atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide.

Ceramic Powder Science III Book

Ceramic Powder Science III


  • Author : Gary L. Messing
  • Publisher : Amer Ceramic Society
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 995
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015029574129

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