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Clean Utilization of Coal : Coal Structure and Reactivity, Cleaning and Environmental Aspects - Yuda Yurum

Clean Utilization of Coal

Coal Structure and Reactivity, Cleaning and Environmental Aspects

By: Yuda Yurum (Editor)

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This volume contains the lectures presented at the Advanced Study Institute on "Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Catalytic Solid Fuel Conversion for the Production of aean Synthetic Fuels" which was held at Ak~;ay, Edremit, Tiirkiye, between July 21 and August 3, 1991. The book includes 23 chapters originally written for the meeting by distinguished scientists an technologists in the field. l would like to acknowledge the contribution of each of the authors in the book. Their efforts have shed light on our understanding in coal science research and better utilization of coal. Three main subjects: structure and reactivity of coal; cleaning of coal and its products, and factors affecting environmental balance of energy usage and solutions for future, were discussed in the Institute and these are presented under six groups in the book. I hope that of great use to research workers from academic and industrial background. the book will be Many people contributed to the success of the Institute on which this volume was based. I take this occasion to thank my colleagues who lectured in the Institute, both for their efforts during the two weeks and their expertly prepared lecture notes that reached to me in time. The Institute was generously sponsored by the Scientific and Environmental Affairs Dh·ision of the NATO and their contribution is deeply acknowledged.

Foreword
List of Contributors
Participants
Structure and Reactivity of Coal
The Physical and Macromolecular Structure of Coalsp. 1
Fundamentals of Coal Pyrolysis and Liquefactionp. 15
Solubilization of Coalp. 33
Coal Liquefaction Kineticsp. 39
Catalysis in Direct Coal Liquefactionp. 49
Catalytic and Chemical Behavior of Coal Mineral Matter in the Coal Conversion Processp. 65
Determination of Coal Behavior for Practical Coal Conversion Processesp. 75
Organic Reactions at High Temperatures in Coal Technologyp. 85
Bioconversion of Coalp. 97
Factors Affecting Environmental Balance
Direct Assaults on Well Being "Selected Contaminants in Marine Ecosystems and Human Activities Affecting the Environment"p. 109
Understanding of Environmental Disruption "Natural and Pollutant Fluxes, Simple Mass Balance Models"p. 121
Assessment of Environmental Damage by Fossil Fuelsp. 131
Pre-Usage Cleaning Operations and Processes
Present Practice in Physical Coal Cleaning Operationsp. 153
Chemical Processes for Demineralization and Desulfurization of Fuelsp. 173
Biodesulfurization of Coalp. 185
Upgrading of Coal Liquids and Gases
Upgrading of Coal-Derived Liquidsp. 207
Gas Upgrading, Cleaning and Purificationp. 213
Desulfurization of Coal Gas at High Temperatures with Regenerable Sorbentsp. 221
Oxygen Enriched Processes
Oxygen Productionp. 239
Fluidised Bed Combustion of Coals and Environmental Protectionp. 247
Advances in the Development of Coke Free Iron Oxide Reductionp. 261
Probable Future Solution for Energy and Pollution Problems
Hydrogen Energy System and Hydrogen Production Methodsp. 277
Economic Comparison of Hydrogen and Fossil Fuel Systemsp. 295
Subject Indexp. 315
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ISBN: 9780792317302
ISBN-10: 0792317300
Series: NATO SCIENCE SERIES SERIES C: MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 31st May 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.73