Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems

By

  • Bruce Miller, Associate Director, The Energy Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
  • David Tillman, Easton, USA

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.
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Audience

Practicing engineers; Professional personnel including managers, directors, project monitors, policy makers and regulators; undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Book information

  • Published: May 2008
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373611-6


Table of Contents

Introduction; Coal Characteristics; Characteristics of Alternative Fuels; Characteristics and Behavior of Inorganic Constituents; Fuel Blending for Combustion Management; Fuel Preparation; Conventional Firing Systems; Fluidized-Bed Firing Systems; Post-Combustion Emissions Control; Some Computer Applications for Combustion Engineering with Solid Fuels; Gasification; Policy Considerations for Combustion Engineering