Fast Fluidization - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120085200, 9780080565675

Fast Fluidization, Volume 20

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Mooson Kwauk
Editor-in-Chiefs: James Wei
Serial Editors: John Anderson Morton Denn John Seinfeld George Stephanopoulos James Wei
eBook ISBN: 9780080565675
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 14th November 1994
Page Count: 437
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Table of Contents

A.M. Squires, Origins of the Fast Fluid Bed. Y. Zhiqing, Application Collocation. Y. Li, Hydrodynamics. L. Jinghai, Modeling. Y. Zhiqing and J. Yong, Heat and Mass Transfer. M. Kwauk, PowderAssessment. L. Hongzhong, Hardware Development. Y. Li and X. Zhang, Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion. C. Junwu, C. Hanchang, and L. Taiji, Catalyst Regeneration in Fluid Catalytic Cracking. Chapter References. Subject Index.


Description

Over the last decade, circulating fluidization or fast fluidization has developed rapidly, superseding standard bubbling fluidization in many applications; for example, fast fluidization provides a better means forcontrolling emissions from the combustion of high-sulfur fuels and excels when used in boilers in steam plant and power stations. China initiated the study of fast fluidization in the early 1970s. Focusing on the substantial research cultivated in that country, with Kwauk at the leading edge, this latest volume in the Advances in Chemical Engineering Series is written in the context of the international state of the art and addresses some of the most vital issues surrounding this fluidization method."

Readership

Chemical, mechanical, and materials engineers working in fluidized bed processes; researchers in industrial, academic, and government labs; and secondary and graduate students in chemical, mechanical, and materials engineering.


Details

No. of pages:
437
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1994
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080565675

About the Serial Volume Editors

Mooson Kwauk Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Chemical Metallurgy, Academia Sinica

About the Editor-in-Chiefs

James Wei Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

Princeton University, New Jersey, U.S.A.

About the Serial Editors

John Anderson Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Carnegie Mellon University

Morton Denn Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

John Seinfeld Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

George Stephanopoulos Serial Editor

Gregory Stephanopoulos is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT. He received his B.S. from the National Technical University of Athens, his M.S. from the University of Florida and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, all in Chemical Engineering. Upon graduation, he joined the Chemical Engineering Faculty of the California Institute of Technology, where he served as Assistant and Associate Professor until 1985. In 1985 he was appointed Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT where he has been ever since.Stephanopoulos' work has appeared in more than 150 publications and 7 patents. He has been recognized with the Dreyfus Foundation Teacher Scholar Award (1982), Excellence in Teaching Award (1984), and Technical Achievement Award of the AIChE (1984). He has been a Presidential Young Investigator and the Chairman of the Food Pharmaceutical & Bioengineering Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (1992). In 1992 he was a Visiting Professor at the International Research Center for Biotechnology at Osaka University and was elected a Founding Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. In 1996 he chaired the first Conference on Metabolic Engineering and gave the inaugural Bayer Lecture on Biochemical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. He was honored with the FPBE Division Award at AIChE in 1997.

Affiliations and Expertise

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.

James Wei Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Princeton University, New Jersey, U.S.A.