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Boilers for Power and Process

1st Edition

Kumar Rayaprolu
April 23, 2009

Boiler professionals require a strong command of both the theoretical and practical facets of water tube-boiler technology. From state-of-the-art boiler construction to mechanics of firing techniques, Boilers for Power and Process augments seasoned engineers’ already-solid grasp of boiler...

Applied Combustion

2nd Edition

Eugene L. Keating
March 09, 2007

The second edition of this practical text offers a broad introduction to the engineering principles of chemical energy conversion. Eugene L. Keating, Ph.D., P.E., a recognized authority within academia, government, and industry, examines combustion science and technology using fundamental...

Combustion Science and Engineering

1st Edition

Kalyan Annamalai, Ishwar K. Puri
December 19, 2006

Students embarking on their studies in chemical, mechanical, aerospace, energy, and environmental engineering will face continually changing combustion problems, such as pollution control and energy efficiency, throughout their careers. Approaching these challenges requires a deep familiarity with...

Modeling of Combustion Systems: A Practical Approach

1st Edition

Joseph Colannino
March 24, 2006

Increasing competitive pressure for improved quality and efficiency on one hand and tightening emissions and operating requirements on the other leave the modern process engineer squeezed in the middle. While effective modeling can help balance these demands, the current literature offers overly...

Combustion and Gasification in Fluidized Beds

1st Edition

Prabir Basu
February 17, 2006

Besides being one of the best Clean Coal Technologies, fluidized beds are also proving to be the most practical option for biomass conversion. Although the technology is well established, the field lacks a comprehensive guide to the design and operating principles of fluidized bed boilers and...

Industrial Burners Handbook

1st Edition

Charles E. Baukal, Jr.
October 29, 2003

Rapid development in the field precipitated by the increased demand for clean burner systems has made the Industrial Burners Handbook into the field’s go-to resource. With this resource, bestselling author, editor, and combustion expert Charles Baukal, Jr. has put together a comprehensive reference...

Fluidized Bed Combustion

1st Edition

Simeon Oka
September 16, 2003

A realization of recent clean energy initiatives, fluidized bed combustion (FBC) has quickly won industry preference due to its ability to burn materials as diverse as low-grade coals, biomass, and industrial and municipal waste. Fluidized Bed Combustion catalogs the fundamental physical and...

Thermal Decomposition and Combustion of Explosives and Propellants

1st Edition

G.B. Manelis
January 30, 2003

This unique book investigates the synthesis, kinetics, and thermal decomposition properties and processing of energy-producing materials used in propellants, explosives, pyrotechnic, and gas-generating compositions. Thermal Decomposition and Combustion of Explosives and Propellants provides several...

High Temperature Air Combustion: From Energy Conservation to Pollution Reduction

1st Edition

Hiroshi Tsuji, Ashwani K. Gupta, Toshiaki Hasegawa, Masashi Katsuki, Ken Kishimoto, Mitsunobu Morita
December 03, 2002

Maximize efficiency and minimize pollution: the breakthrough technology of high temperature air combustion (HiTAC) holds the potential to overcome the limitations of conventional combustion and allow engineers to finally meet this long-standing imperative. Research has shown that HiTAC technology...

Combustion Technology for a Clean Environment: Selected Papers for the Proceedings of the Third International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-6, 1995

1st Edition

Maria Carvalho
November 08, 2002

The more than 90 refereed papers in this volume continue a series of biannual benchmarks for technologies that maximize energy conversion while minimizing undesirable emissions. Covering the entire range of industrial and transport combustion as well as strategies for energy research and...

Industrial Boilers and Heat Recovery Steam Generators: Design, Applications, and Calculations

1st Edition

V. Ganapathy
October 16, 2002

Filled with over 225 boiler/HRSG operation and design problems, this book covers steam generators and related systems used in process plants, refineries, chemical plants, electrical utilities, and other industrial settings. Emphasizing the thermal engineering aspects, the author provides...

Applied Combustion Diagnostics

1st Edition

April 26, 2002

The editors have assembled a world-class group of contributors who address the questions the combustion diagnostic community faces. They are chemists who identify the species to be measured and the interfering substances that may be present; physicists, who push the limits of laser spectroscopy and...