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Gasification

Author: Chris Higman; Maarten van der Burgt
Publisher: Boston : Elsevier/Gulf Professional Pub., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the only book on the market offering the engineer a complete and comprehensive guide to gasification. The reader will get an overview of current technologies for the gasification of coal, oil, gas, biomass and waste feedstocks. Starting from basic theory, it reviews the potential feedstocks and their suitability for different types of gasification processes. It provides an up-to-date overview of commercial  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Higman; Maarten van der Burgt
ISBN: 0750677074 9780750677073
OCLC Number: 51983362
Description: x, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 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 --
Appendices: A. Companion website --
B. Conversion factors --
C. Emissions conversion factors --
D. Guidelines for reporting operating statistics for gasification facilities --
E. Basis for calculations --
Nomenclature --
List of names and abbreviations.
Responsibility: Chris Higman and Maarten van der Burgt.
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