Applied Coal Petrology

This book is an integrated approach towards the applications of coal (organic) petrology and discusses the role of this science in the field of coal and coal-related topics. Coal petrology needs to be seen as a continuum of organic (macerals) and inorganic (minerals and trace elements) contributions to the total coal structure, with the overprint of coal rank. All this influences the behavior of coal in utilization, the coal by-products, the properties of coal as a reservoir for methane or a sequestration site for carbon dioxide, and the relationships of coal utilization with health and environmental issues. The interaction of coal properties and coal utilization begins at the mine face. The breakage of the coal in mining influences its subsequent beneficiation. Beneficiation is fundamental to the proper combustion of coal and is vital to the preparation of the feedstock for the production of metallurgical coke. An understanding of basic coal properties is important for achieving reductions in trace element emissions and improving the efficiency of combustion and combined-cycle gasification. The production of methane from coal beds is related to the properties of the in situ coal. Similarly, coal bed sequestration of carbon dioxide produced from combustion is dependent on the reservoir properties. Environmental problems accompany coal on its way from the mine to the point of utilization and beyond. Health aspects related with coal mining and coal utilization are also included because, in planning for coal use, it is impossible to separate environmental and health issues from the discussion of coal utilization. The book is aimed at a wide audience, ranging from researchers, lecturers and students to professionals in industry and discusses issues (such as the environmental, and health) that are of concern to the general public as a whole. This book focuses on the applications of coal (organic) petrology to our modern society It is an integrated approach to help the reader appreciate the importance of coal quality and coal utilization. Coal composition (macerals, mineral, trace elements) and the overprint of coal rank are treated together The book synthesises all the possibilities of the organic petrology as a tool for coal utilization in conventional applications (mining and beneficiation, coal combustion, gasification, liquefaction, carbonization), as a precursor of carbon materials and as a petroleum source and reservoir rock The role of applied petrology in the characterization of solid by-products from coal utilization is also discussed In addition, this book describes the present status of environmental and health problems linked to coal utilization and the ways in which such problems might be overcome in the future

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  • Author : Isabel Suárez-Ruiz
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 408 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080951546
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Applied Coal Petrology

Applied Coal Petrology
  • Author : Isabel Suárez-Ruiz,John C. Crelling
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 October 2008
GET THIS BOOKApplied Coal Petrology

This book is an integrated approach towards the applications of coal (organic) petrology and discusses the role of this science in the field of coal and coal-related topics. Coal petrology needs to be seen as a continuum of organic (macerals) and inorganic (minerals and trace elements) contributions to the total coal structure, with the overprint of coal rank. All this influences the behavior of coal in utilization, the coal by-products, the properties of coal as a reservoir for methane or

The Role of Organic Petrology in the Exploration of Conventional and Unconventional Hydrocarbon Systems

The Role of Organic Petrology in the Exploration of Conventional and Unconventional Hydrocarbon Systems
  • Author : Isabel Suárez-Ruiz,João Graciano Mendonça Filho
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release : 03 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Role of Organic Petrology in the Exploration of Conventional and Unconventional Hydrocarbon Systems

Organic petrology is a discipline of geology which integrates multidisciplinary approaches for the exploration and evaluation of fossil fuel resources by conventional and unconventional procedures. Organic petrology has brought forth new, powerful analytical tools for the characterization of geological hydrocarbon systems, thus providing information where previous analytical techniques prove to be less effective. The reference provides a broad, comprehensive source of information about the application of organic petrology in the investigation of geological formations related with the production and accumulation

New Trends in Coal Conversion

New Trends in Coal Conversion
  • Author : Isabel Suarez-Ruiz,Fernando Rubiera,Maria Antonia Diez
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 August 2018
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New Trends in Coal Conversion: Combustion, Gasification, Emissions, and Coking covers the latest advancements in coal utilization, including coal conversion processes and mitigation of environmental impacts, providing an up-to-date source of information for a cleaner and more environmentally friendly use of coal, with a particular emphasis on the two biggest users of coal—utilities and the steel industry. Coverage includes recent advances in combustion co-firing, gasification, and on the minimization of trace element and CO2 emissions that is ideal for

Coal Geology

Coal Geology
  • Author : Larry Thomas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 13 July 2020
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A global exploration of coal geology, from production and use to chemical properties and coal petrology Coal Geology, 3rd Edition, offers a revised and updated edition of this popular book which provides a comprehensive overview of the field of coal geology including coal geophysics, hydrogeology and mining. Also covered in this volume are fully revised coverage of resource and reserve definitions, equipment and recording techniques together with the use of coal as an alternative energy source as well as environmental

Environmental Geochemistry

Environmental Geochemistry
  • Author : Benedetto DeVivo,Harvey Belkin,Annamaria Lima
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Geochemistry

Environmental Geochemistry: Site Characterization, Data Analysis and Case Histories, Second Edition, reviews the role of geochemistry in the environment and details state-of-the-art applications of these principles in the field, specifically in pollution and remediation situations. Chapters cover both philosophy and procedures, as well as applications, in an array of issues in environmental geochemistry including health problems related to environment pollution, waste disposal and data base management. This updated edition also includes illustrations of specific case histories of site characterization and

Sedimentary Petrology

Sedimentary Petrology
  • Author : Maurice E. Tucker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKSedimentary Petrology

The earlier editions of this book have been used by successivegenerations of students for more than 20 years, and it is thestandard text on the subject in most British universities and manyothers throughout the world. The study of sediments and sedimentary rocks continues to be acore topic in the Earth Sciences and this book aims to provide aconcise account of their composition, mineralogy, textures,structures, diagenesis and depositional environments. This latest edition is noteworthy for the inclusion of 16 plateswith 54 colour photomicrographs

Gasification

Gasification
  • Author : Christopher Higman,Maarten van der Burgt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 October 2003
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This book provides an excellent overview of current technologies for the gasification of coal, oil, gas, biomass and waste feedstocks. Starting from the basic theory, it reviews the potential feedstocks and their suitability for different types of gasification process. Commercial and near-commercial processes are described individually and various features discussed in detail. There is a comprehensive review of contaminants in synthesis gas as well as of gas treating processes. One chapter is devoted to discussions of various chemical, fuel and

Stach's Textbook of Coal Petrology

Stach's Textbook of Coal Petrology
  • Author : Erich Stach,Duncan Murchison,M. T. Mackowsky,M. Teichmueller
  • Publisher : Lubrecht & Cramer Limited
  • Release : 23 January 1982
GET THIS BOOKStach's Textbook of Coal Petrology

Coal petrology has undergone extremely rapid development since the appearance of the Second Edition of the "Textbook of Coal Petrology" in 1975. The advances have been not only in the techniques and methods used but also in applications to geological and industrial problems. The surprisingly rapid depletion of all available stocks of the Second Edition can be attributed, among other things, to the fact that those now keenly interested in the techniques and results of coal petrology include not only coal

Fuels and Fuel Technology

Fuels and Fuel Technology
  • Author : Wilfrid Francis
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 January 2016
GET THIS BOOKFuels and Fuel Technology

Fuels and Fuel Technology, Volume One: A Summarized Manual provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of fuels and fuel technology. This book presents a reasonably accurate summary of the existing knowledge and literature relating to fuel technology. Organized into two sections encompassing 72 data sheets, this volume begins with an overview of fuels as organic combustible substances used mainly or solely for the production of useful heat that are divided into three classes, namely, solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels. This

Bitumens in Ore Deposits

Bitumens in Ore Deposits
  • Author : John Parnell,Henryk Kucha,P. Landais
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKBitumens in Ore Deposits

This volume covers the occurrence, interpretation and significance of bitumens (hydrocarbon residues) in ore deposits. Bitumens occur with a wide variety of ores, including deposits of base metals, mercury, uranium, gold and other precious metals. The papers included reflect this variety of bitumen occurrences and the potential for obtaining useful data from them. The contributions are written by acknowledged experts in this field, who cover analytical techniques and case studies using diverse petrographic and geochemical approaches which will give ore

New Trends in Coal Conversion

New Trends in Coal Conversion
  • Author : Isabel Suarez-Ruiz,Fernando Rubiera,Maria Antonia Diez
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 August 2018
GET THIS BOOKNew Trends in Coal Conversion

New Trends in Coal Conversion: Combustion, Gasification, Emissions, and Coking covers the latest advancements in coal utilization, including coal conversion processes and mitigation of environmental impacts, providing an up-to-date source of information for a cleaner and more environmentally friendly use of coal, with a particular emphasis on the two biggest users of coal—utilities and the steel industry. Coverage includes recent advances in combustion co-firing, gasification, and on the minimization of trace element and CO2 emissions that is ideal for