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Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems
1st Edition - May 21, 2008
Authors: Bruce G. Miller, David Tillman
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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.
Provides the latest information on CFD modeling and emission control technologies
Comprehensive coverage of combustion systems and fuel types
Addresses policy and regulatory concerns at a technical level
Tackles various technical and operational issues
Practicing engineers; Professional personnel including managers, directors, project monitors, policy makers and regulators; undergraduate and graduate students.
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
No. of pages: 528
Published: May 21, 2008
Imprint: Academic Press
Hardback ISBN: 9780123736116
eBook ISBN: 9780080558059
Bruce G. Miller
Mr. Miller (B.S. and M.S. Chemical Engineering) has more than 30 years’ experience in energy research and development, combustion systems, fuels characterization, preparation and handling, hardware development and testing, and emissions characterization and control. He has been PI or co-PI of over $44 M in sponsored research. He is the author of four books published by Elsevier
Affiliations and expertise
Associate Director, The Energy Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA