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Author Speight, James G.

Title Coal-fired power generation handbook / James G. Speight
Published Hoboken : Wiley, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (760 pages)
Series Power Generation
Power Generation
Contents Occurrence and Resources -- Classification -- Recovery, Preparation, and Transportation -- Storage -- General Properties -- Physical, Mechanical, and Thermal Properties -- Combustion -- Combustion Systems -- Gasification -- Gasification Systems -- Electric Power Generation -- Gas Cleaning -- Environmental Aspects of Power Generation -- Clean Coal Technologies for Power Generation -- Coal and Energy Security -- Glossary -- Common Conversion Factors Used in Coal Technology
Summary The most complete and up-to-date handbook on power generation from coal, this book covers all of today's new, cleaner methods for creating electricity from coal, the environmental challenges and concerns involved in its production, and developing technologies. It describes new technologies that could virtually eliminate the sulfur, nitrogen, and mercury pollutants released when coal is burned for electricity generation. In addition, the text details technologies for greenhouse gases capture from coal-fired power plants, as well as for preventing such emissions from contributing to global warming
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Coal -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Coal -- Combustion -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
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