Circulating Fluidized Bed Technology

Edited By

  • P. Basu, Centre for Energy Studies, Technical University of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada

This volume focuses on the present status of circulating fluidized bed technology and provides design information not available elsewhere. Areas covered include combustion of fossil fuel, hydrodynamics, combustion and environmental pollution, design and operating experiences, heat transfer and hydrodynamics, and process applications.
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For chemical, process, power, industrial and mechanical energy engineers, and chemical metallurgists.


Book information

  • Published: May 1986
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-031869-1

Table of Contents

(partial) The story of fluid catalytic cracking: the first "circulating fluid bed", A M Squires. Heat transfer in circulating fluidized beds, J R Grace. A general review on combustion in circulating fluidized beds, A Kullendorff & S Andersson. An overview of commercial circulating fluidized bed boilers, J Yerushalmi. Analysis of the local structure of the two-phase flow in a fast fluidized bed, E U Hartge et al. The hydrodynamics of re-circulating fluidized beds, M J Rhodes & D Geldart. Low temperature combustion of alternate fuels in circulating fluidized beds, J Korenberg & A W Scaroni. The Lurgi/Combustion Engineering circulating fluidized bed boiler - design and operation, S L Darling et al. The ultra rapid fluidized (URF) reactor - a major new reactor system, D A Berg et al. Fast fluidization in a concentric circulating bed, I Fusey et al.