Gasification - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780750685283, 9780080560908


2nd Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780080560908
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750685283
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 26th February 2008
Page Count: 456
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Gasification is a process that if properly utilized can transform the world in which we live. Comprehensive in its coverage, this second edition continues the tradition of the first by providing engineers and scientists with an up-to-date overview of commercial processes and applications relevant to today's demands. Gasification, 2nd edition is expanded and provides more detail on the integration issues for current generation, state-of-the-art Integrated Gasification Combined Cycles (IGCC); CO2 capture in the IGCC context addressing the issues of pre-investment and retrofitting as well as defining what the term "CO2 capture ready" might mean in practice; issues of plant reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM) including as evaluation of feedback from existing plants; implementation of fuel cell technology in IGCC concepts. All statistics, processes and projects, including descriptions of a number of processes not covered in the previous edition.

Key Features

Up-to-date overview of commercial processes Covers applications relevant to today's demands Addresses the issues of pre-investment and retrofitting Provides more detail on the integration issues for Integrated Gasification


Chemical engineers,Petroleum Engineers, Energy Engineers and Environmental engineers

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction The Thermodynamics of Gasification The Kinetics of Gasification and Reactor Theory Feedstocks and Feedstock Characteristics Gasification Processes Practical Issues Applications Auxiliary Technologies Economics, environmental, and Safety Issues Gasification and the Future Appendix A Companion Website Appendix B Conversion Factors Appendix C Emissions Conversion Factors Appendix D Guidelines for Reporting Operating Statistics for Gasification Facilities Appendix E Basis for Calculations Nomenclature List of Names and Abbreviations Index


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