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The most complete and up-to-date handbook on power generation from coal, this book covers all of today's new, cleaner methods for creating electricity from coal, the environmental challenges and concerns involved in its production, and developing technologies. It describes new technologies that could virtually eliminate the sulfur, nitrogen, and mercury pollutants released when coal is burned for electricity generation. In addition, the text details technologies for greenhouse gases capture from coal-fired power plants, as well as for preventing such emissions from contributing to global warming.Content: Chapter 1 Occurrence and Resources (pages 1–36): Chapter 2 Classification (pages 37–68): Chapter 3 Recovery, Preparation, and Transportation (pages 69–125): Chapter 4 Storage (pages 127–157): Chapter 5 General Properties (pages 159–210): Chapter 6 Physical, Mechanical, and Thermal Properties (pages 211–249): Chapter 7 Combustion (pages 251–313): Chapter 8 Combustion Systems (pages 315–354): Chapter 9 Gasification (pages 355–406): Chapter 10 Gasification Systems (pages 407–443): Chapter 11 Electric Power Generation (pages 445–475): Chapter 12 Gas Cleaning (pages 477–520): Chapter 13 Environmental Aspects of Power Generation (pages 521–578): Chapter 14 Clean Coal Technologies for Power Generation (pages 579–644): Chapter 15 Coal and Energy Security (pages 645–674):
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