The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co firing

This unique handbook presents both the theory and application of biomass combustion and co-firing, from basic principles to industrial combustion and environmental impact, in a clear and comprehensive manner. It offers a solid grounding on biomass combustion, and advice on improving combustion systems.Written by leading international academics and industrial experts, and prepared under the auspices of the IEA Bioenergy Implementing Agreement, the handbook is an essential resource for anyone interested in biomass combustion and co-firing technologies varying from domestic woodstoves to utility-scale power generation. The book covers subjects including biomass fuel pre-treatment and logistics, modelling the combustion process and ash-related issues, as well as featuring an overview of the current R&D needs regarding biomass combustion.

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  • Author : Sjaak Van Loo
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Pages : 464 pages
  • ISBN : 1849773041
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The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-firing
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  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 16 May 2012
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This unique handbook presents both the theory and application of biomass combustion and co-firing, from basic principles to industrial combustion and environmental impact, in a clear and comprehensive manner. It offers a solid grounding on biomass combustion, and advice on improving combustion systems.Written by leading international academics and industrial experts, and prepared under the auspices of the IEA Bioenergy Implementing Agreement, the handbook is an essential resource for anyone interested in biomass combustion and co-firing technologies varying from domestic

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 22 October 2010
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Fossil fuels are widely used for electricity generation and heating, creating greenhouse gas emissions and other toxic pollutants, which should be minimised according to the most recent environmental legislation. The utilisation of solid fuels with biogenic origin could contribute to the minimisation of these emissions. Solid Biofuels for Energy presents the current status of the engineering disciplines in this specific area, providing an improved background on the energy exploitation options of solid biomass. Within this framework, all thematic priorities related

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 08 March 2017
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 July 2013
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 August 2018
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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 14 February 2018
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  • Author : John Oakey
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 08 December 2015
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  • Author : Guangxi Yue,Hai Zhang,Changsui Zhao,Zhongyang Luo
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 July 2010
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  • Author : Lasse Rosendahl
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 April 2013
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  • Author : Anh Tuan Le
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 07 March 2018
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  • Author : Bruce G. Miller
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 November 2010
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Concern over the effects of airborne pollution, green house gases, and the impact of global warming has become a worldwide issue that transcends international boundaries, politics, and social responsibility. The 2nd Edition of Coal Energy Systems: Clean Coal Technology describes a new generation of energy processes that sharply reduce air emissions and other pollutants from coal-burning power plants. Coal is the dirtiest of all fossil fuels. When burned, it produces emissions that contribute to global warming, create acid rain, and

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  • Author : N. Altawell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 28 March 2014
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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 16 June 2017
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 January 2004
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