The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition: Volume 1 - Fundamentals

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  • Provides concepts and up-to-date information on industrial combustion science and engineering
  • Presents the basic theory from relevant disciplines—including combustion, heat transfer, and fluid flow—in the context of industrial combustion
  • Covers alternative fuels and new coal combustion processes
  • Presents greater coverage of pollution emissions and general NOx reduction techniques
  • Emphasizes combustion diagnostics, testing, and training procedures
  • Includes more than 600 color illustrations and photographs

Summary

Despite the length of time it has been around, its importance, and vast amounts of research, combustion is still far from being completely understood. Environmental, cost, and fuel consumption issues add further complexity, particularly in the process and power generation industries. Dedicated to advancing the art and science of industrial combustion, The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition: Volume One – Fundamentals gives you a strong understanding of the basic concepts and theory.

Under the leadership of Charles E. Baukal, Jr., top combustion engineers and technologists from John Zink Hamworthy Combustion examine the interdisciplinary fundamentals—including chemistry, fluid flow, and heat transfer—as they apply to industrial combustion.

What’s New in This Edition

  • Expanded to three volumes, with Volume One focusing on fundamentals
  • Extensive updates and revisions throughout
  • Updated information on HPI/CPI industries, including alternative fuels, advanced refining techniques, emissions standards, and new technologies
  • Expanded coverage of the physical and chemical principles of combustion
  • New practices in coal combustion, such as gasification
  • The latest developments in cold-flow modeling, CFD-based modeling, and mathematical modeling
  • Greater coverage of pollution emissions and NOx reduction techniques
  • New material on combustion diagnostics, testing, and training
  • More property data useful for the design and operation of combustion equipment
  • Coverage of technologies such as metallurgy, refractories, blowers, and vapor control equipment

Now expanded to three volumes, the second edition of the bestselling The John Zink Combustion Handbook continues to provide the comprehensive coverage, up-to-date information, and visual presentation that made the first edition an industry standard. Featuring color illustrations and photographs throughout, Volume One: Fundamentals helps you broaden your understanding of industrial combustion to better meet the challenges of this field.

For the other volumes in the set, see The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition: Three-Volume Set.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Charles E. Baukal, Jr.

Refining and Petrochemical Industries
Erwin Platvoet, Rasik Patel, David Brown, Jason D. McAdams, and James G. Seebold

Fuels
John Ackland, Jeff White, and Richard T. Waibel

Combustion Fundamentals
Steve Londerville and Joseph Colannino

Solid Fuel Combustion in Suspension
Steve Londerville and Timothy Webster

Catalytic Combustion
Klaus-Dieter Zschorsch

Heat Transfer
Jay Karan and Charles E. Baukal, Jr.

Flare Radiation
Wes Bussman and Jeff White

Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics
Wes Bussman, Zachary L. Kodesh, and Robert E. Schwartz

Oil Atomization
I-Ping Chung and Steve Londerville

Cold Flow Modeling
Christopher Jian

Thermal Efficiency
Charles E. Baukal, Jr. and Wes Bussman

CFD-Based Combustion Modeling
Michael A. Lorra and Shirley X. Chen

Pollutant Emissions
Charles E. Baukal, Jr., I-Ping Chung, Steve Londerville, James G. Seebold, and Richard T. Waibel

NOx Emissions
Charles E. Baukal, Jr. and Wes Bussman

Noise
Wes Bussman, Jay Karan, Carl-Christian Hantschk, and Edwin Schorer

Combustion Training
Charles E. Baukal, Jr. and Myra Fanning

Index

Editor Bio(s)

Charles E. Baukal, Jr., Ph.D., PE, BCEE, QEP, is the director of the John Zink Institute for the John Zink Company, LLC (Tulsa, Oklahoma), where he has been since 1998. He has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of industrial combustion, pollution control, and heat transfer and has authored more than 100 publications in those areas. Dr. Baukal has served as an adjunct instructor for Oral Roberts University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Tulsa, and the University of Utah. He is the author or editor of eight books in the field of industrial combustion.