The Combustion of Solid Fuels and Wastes

The Combustion of Solid Fuels and Wastes

1st Edition - April 28, 1991

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  • Author: David Tillman
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080571126

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Careful organization and empirical correlations help clarify the prodigious technical information presented in this useful reference.

Key Features

  • Written for practicing engineers, this comprehensive book supplies an overall framework of the combustion process; It connects information on specific reactions and reaction sequences with current applications and hardware; Each major group of combustion solids is evaluated; Among the many topics covered are:
  • Various biomass forms
  • The coalification process
  • Grate, kiln, and suspension firing
  • Fluidized bed combustion
  • Gasification of solids
  • The manufacturing process


The scientific community involved in combustion and practicing engineers (fuels and wastes)

Table of Contents

  • Overview of Solid Fuels Combustion. Characteristics of Biomass Fuels. Combustion Characteristics of Lignite and Coal: The Dominant Solid Fossil Fuels. Characteristics of Petroleum-Related Solid Fossil Fuels. The Combustion of Solid Wastes. Combustion of Solid Fuels in Conventional Systems. Fluidized Bed Combustion of Solid Fuels.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 378
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: April 28, 1991
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080571126

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David Tillman

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Easton, USA

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