Download e-book for kindle: Combustion Residues: Current, Novel and Renewable by Michael Cox, Henk Nugteren, Mária Janssen-Jurkovičová

By Michael Cox, Henk Nugteren, Mária Janssen-Jurkovičová

ISBN-10: 0470094427

ISBN-13: 9780470094426

ISBN-10: 0470094443

ISBN-13: 9780470094440

The 1st e-book on novel items derived from the recent new release of combustion ashes, Combustion Residues —Sustainable Applications discusses the character of ashes derived from coal co-combustion, biomass, and different fuels in conventional and stand-alone energy vegetation and municipal waste incinerators. moreover, the e-book examines the advance of novel advertisement items incorporating such ashes, together with the significance of technical and environmental criteria, advertising ideas, and promotion.Content:
Chapter 1 the present and destiny Nature of Combustion Ashes (pages 1–84): Alan Thompson
Chapter 2 confirmed makes use of of Combustion Residues (pages 85–135): Michael Anderson, Rod Jones and Michael McCarthy
Chapter three boundaries of Combustion Ashes: ‘From possibility to benefit’ (pages 137–198): Henk Nugteren
Chapter four Novel items and functions with Combustion Residues (pages 199–378): Henk Nugteren, Rod Jones, Michael McCarthy, Michael Anderson, Xavier Querol, Natalia Moreno, Flavio Cioffi, Ann Sullivan, Robert Hill, Constantino Fernandez?Pereira, Luis Vilches Arenas, Richard Kruger, Mercedes Maroto?Valer and Michael Cox
Chapter five Novel items – from suggestion to marketplace (pages 379–417): Ian Barnes and Fritz Moedinger

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It is also suitable for co-firing coal with low-grade fuels, including some waste materials. The direct injection of limestone into the bed offers the possibility of economic sulfur dioxide removal, as the coal sulfur is chemically combined with the sorbent and a solid by-product consisting of calcium sulfate dihydrate (gypsum), coal ash, and unreacted calcium oxide is produced. However, the presence of partly reacted sorbent results in high disposal costs for this type of combustion. The boiler design must take into account both the ash quantity and properties.

Ash is collected from four points in the plant: the fluidised bed, the superheater, the economiser and the bag-filter unit. 52 Bagasse Bagasse is a waste fuel produced from the extraction of sugar from cane. The cane stalks, (3–4 m long) are processed by chopping into 52 THE CURRENT AND FUTURE NATURE OF COMBUSTION ASHES short lengths and shredding to expose the soft inner fibres in which the sugars are held. 5 % ash. The ash in many bagasse samples is derived from the soil and other inorganic contaminants picked up during harvesting.

37 Coal and MSW (or RDF) Although it is impractical to burn unprocessed MSW in combustion systems designed to burn coal, this is probably not so for co-firing refusederived fuel (RDF) in coal-fired utility boilers. Because utility boilers are generally very large, typically consuming several hundreds of tonnes of coal per hour, large quantities of MSW can be fired while maintaining a relatively small fraction of the boiler fuel input. 38 39 The benefits of lower fuel costs and emissions by using MSW have to be weighed against the likely disadvantages of increased slagging, fouling, corrosion, erosion and trace element release.

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