Combustion Technology Books

  • Handbook of Energy Engineering, Sixth Edition

    Covering the latest codes and standards and the Energy Independence and Security Act, this edition includes information on software packages from the Best Practices Program of the U.S. Department of Energy; and emerging technologies such as oxy-fuel combustion, high efficiency burners, enhanced heat exchangers, and ceramic membranes for heat ...

  • Gasification Technologies: A Primer for Engineers and Scientists

    In contrast to traditional combustion, gasification technologies offer the potential for converting coal and low or negative-value feedstocks, such as petroleum coke and various waste materials into usable energy sources or chemicals. With a growing number of companies operating and marketing systems based on gasification concepts worldwide, this ...

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

    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 development, these state-of-the-art will be indispensable to ...

  • Aerosols and coarse fly ashes in fixed-bed biomass combustion

    Band 7 of Series thermal biomass utilization / Schriftenreihe thermische BiomassenutzungRelevant topics of this book - Particle measurement techniques - Aerosol and coarse fly ash characterisation methods and analyses - Comprehensive data concerning aerosol and fly ash emissions from fixed-bed biomass combustion plants equipped with ...

  • Thermo-and Fluid-dynamic Processes in Diesel Engines

    The papers collected in this volume address all aspects related to thermofluidynamic processses in Diesel engines, from basic studies aiming to obtain a better understanding of the physical processes underlying diesel engine operation, to the real day-to-day problems associated with engine development. The topics covered comprise: Air management, ...

  • Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies

    The NATO ARW Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies: Environmental Protection and Pollution Reductions, was held in Kiev, May 2006. The workshop was Co-Directed by Profs. N. Syred and A.Khalatov, winners of the NATO Scientific Prize 2002, and was organizaed by the Institute of Thermophysics (Ukraine) and Cardiff University, UK. The ...

  • Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies

    The NATO ARW Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies: Environmental Protection and Pollution Reductions, was held in Kiev, May 2006. The workshop was Co-Directed by Profs. N. Syred and A.Khalatov, winners of the NATO Scientific Prize 2002, and was organizaed by the Institute of Thermophysics (Ukraine) and Cardiff University, UK. The ...

  • Combustion

    Combustion is an old technology, which at present provides about 90% of our worldwide energy support. Combustion research in the past used fluid mechanics with global heat release by chemical reactions described with thermodynamics, assuming infinitely fast reactions. This approach was useful for stationary combustion processes, but it is not ...

  • TMC Manual 20: Deposit Rating Manual

    The TMC Deposit Rating Manual is a resource for understanding the method, scales, definitions, and rating aids required for the evaluation of deposits on applicable hardware.This Manual includes the following tabbed sections:• Definitions• Rating Environment• Rating Procedure• Sludge• Varnish• Rust• Carbon• ...

  • Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion

    The Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion collects 9 plenary lectures and 175 peer-reviewed technical papers presented in the conference held in Xi'an, China in May, 2009. It covers the latest fundamental research results, as well as the application experience from pilot plants, demonstrations and industrial ...

  • Unintended Consequences of Renewable Energy. Problems to be Solved

    Energy technologies in the future must be based on renewable sources of energy and they must be sustainable. This book provides insight into unintended negative impacts and how they can be avoided. In order to steer away from the pitfalls and unintended effects it is essential that necessary knowledge is present to the developers and decision ...

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