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The chemistry and technology of coal

Author: James G Speight
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2013.
Series: Chemical industries, 132.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James G Speight
ISBN: 9781439836460 1439836469
OCLC Number: 466360921
Description: xxvi, 819 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Part I Character and Properties Occurrence and Resources Introduction History Rock Environment Seam Structure Reserves Resources References Classification Introduction Classification Systems Correlation of the Various Systems Epilogue References An Organic Sediment Introduction Precursors of Coal Coal-Forming Processes Heteroatoms in Coal Epilogue References An Organic Rock Introduction Physical Structure Petrology Petrography Petrology, Petrography, and Behavior References Recovery Introduction Exploratory Drilling Equipment and Techniques Mining References Preparation, Transportation, and Storage Introduction Coal Preparation Size Reduction Coal Cleaning Coal Drying Desulfurization Coal Sampling Transportation Storage References Mineral Matter Introduction Origin of Mineral Matter in Coal Occurrence Mineral Types Classification Evaluation of Mineral Matter Chemistry of Ash Formation Effect of Mineral Matter in Coal References Coal Analysis Introduction Sampling Proximate Analysis Ultimate Analysis (Elemental Analysis) Calorific Value Reporting Coal Analyses Precision and Accuracy Interrelationships of Analytical and Physical Data References Coal Properties Introduction Physical Properties Mechanical Properties Thermal Properties Electrical Properties Epilogue References Organic Constituents Introduction Solvent Extraction Chemical Methods Spectroscopic Methods Physical Property Methods Heteroatoms Molecular Weight Assessment of Coal Structure References Solvent Extraction Introduction Physicochemical Concepts Action of Specific Solvents Composition of the Extracts Solvolysis Solvent Swelling of Coal Epilogue References Chemical Reactivity Introduction Reactions with Oxygen (or Air) Reactions with Oxidants Bacterial Oxidation of Coal Hydrogenation Halogenation Alkylation Depolymerization Hydrolysis Miscellaneous Reactions References Thermal Reactivity Introduction Thermal Decomposition Processes Physicochemical Aspects Thermal Decomposition Products References Part II Technology and Utilization Combustion Introduction Chemistry and Physics Combustion Systems Coal-Liquid Mixtures Coal Combustion Products References Electric Power Generation Introduction Electricity from Coal Steam Generation Power Plant Waste Coal-Water Fuels Air Pollution Control Devices Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies References Carbonization Introduction Physicochemical Aspects Process Concepts Coal Tar Coke Charcoal References Briquetting and Pelletizing Introduction General Concepts Briquetting Technology Charcoal Briquettes Bio-Briquettes Briquette Properties Processes Pelletizing References Liquefaction Introduction Physicochemical Aspects Process Classification Reactors Products References Liquefaction Processes Introduction Pyrolysis Processes Solvent Extraction Processes Catalytic Liquefaction Processes Indirect Liquefaction Processes Coal Liquids Refinery References Gasification Introduction Gaseous Products Physicochemical Aspects Process Types and Reactors Gasification of Coal with Biomass and Waste Underground Gasification Environmental Aspects References Gasification Processes Introduction Fixed-Bed Processes Fluidized-Bed Processes Entrained-Bed Processes Molten Salt Processes Underground Gasification References Clean Coal Technologies Introduction Historical Perspectives Modern Perspectives Clean Coal Technology Managing Wastes from Coal Use Carbon Dioxide Capture and Sequestration References Gas Cleaning Introduction Environmental Legislation General Aspects Particulate Matter Removal Acid Gas Removal Removal of Sulfur-Containing Gases Removal of Nitrogen-Containing Gases References Chemicals from Coal Historical Aspects Coal Tar Chemicals Fischer-Tropsch Chemicals Chemicals from Methane References Environmental Aspects of Coal Use Introduction Production Preparation Transportation and Storage Combustion Carbonization Liquefaction Gasification Clean Coal Technologies References Coal and Energy Security Introduction Energy Security National Energy Plan and Coal Utilization Electric Power Generation Hydrogen from Coal Energy Security and Sustainable Development References Glossary Index
Series Title: Chemical industries, 132.
Responsibility: James G. Speight.
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