Gasification

Other | August 1, 2011

byHigman, Christopher, Christopher Higman

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Gasification is a process that if properly utilized can transform the world in which we live. Comprehensive in its coverage, this second edition continues the tradition of the first by providing engineers and scientists with an up-to-date overview of commercial processes and applications relevant to today's demands. Gasification, 2nd edition is expanded and provides more detail on the integration issues for current generation, state-of-the-art Integrated Gasification Combined Cycles (IGCC); CO2 capture in the IGCC context addressing the issues of pre-investment and retrofitting as well as defining what the term "CO2 capture ready" might mean in practice; issues of plant reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM) including as evaluation of feedback from existing plants; implementation of fuel cell technology in IGCC concepts. All statistics, processes and projects, including descriptions of a number of processes not covered in the previous edition.

*Up-to-date overview of commercial processes
*Covers applications relevant to today's demands
*Addresses the issues of pre-investment and retrofitting
*Provides more detail on the integration issues for Integrated Gasification

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Gasification is a process that if properly utilized can transform the world in which we live. Comprehensive in its coverage, this second edition continues the tradition of the first by providing engineers and scientists with an up-to-date overview of commercial processes and applications relevant to today's demands. Gasification, 2nd e...

Format:OtherDimensions:456 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 1, 2011Publisher:Gulf Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080560903

ISBN - 13:9780080560908

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
The Thermodynamics of Gasification
The Kinetics of Gasification and Reactor Theory
Feedstocks and Feedstock Characteristics
Gasification Processes
Practical Issues
Applications
Auxiliary Technologies
Economics, environmental, and Safety Issues
Gasification and the Future
Appendix A Companion Website
Appendix B Conversion Factors
Appendix C Emissions Conversion Factors
Appendix D Guidelines for Reporting Operating Statistics for Gasification Facilities
Appendix E Basis for Calculations
Nomenclature
List of Names and Abbreviations
Index