Solid Fuels And Heavy Hydrocarbon Liquids: Thermal Characterization And Analysis by Rafael KandiyotiSolid Fuels And Heavy Hydrocarbon Liquids: Thermal Characterization And Analysis by Rafael Kandiyoti

Solid Fuels And Heavy Hydrocarbon Liquids: Thermal Characterization And Analysis

byRafael Kandiyoti, Alan Herod, Keith D Bartle

Hardcover | January 12, 2017

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Solid Fuels and Heavy Hydrocarbon Liquids: Thermal Characterisation and Analysis, Second Editionintegrates the developments that have taken place since publication of the first edition in 2006. This updated material includes new insights that help unify the thermochemical reactions of biomass and coal, as well as new developments in analytical techniques, including new applications in size exclusion chromatography, several mass spectrometric techniques, and new applications of nuclear magnetic spectroscopy to the characterization of heavy hydrocarbon liquids

The topics covered are essential for the energy and fuels research community, including academics, students, and research engineers working in the power, oil and gas, and renewable energy industries.



  • Includes a description of the principles and design of experiments used for assessing the reactivities, reactions, and reaction products of coal and lignocellulosic biomass
  • Features an outline of recent advances in the analytical methodology for characterizing heavy petroleum derived fractions and products from the thermochemical reactions of coal and biomass
  • Provides a link between samples, reaction conditions, and product characteristics to help in the search for upgrading methods for heavy hydrocarbon liquids
Dr. Kandiyoti received his BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University (New York) (1965) and his PhD degree from Imperial College London (1969). He has served in the Chemical Engineering Departments of the Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey, 1969-72) and Bo aziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey, 1974-80). He j...
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Title:Solid Fuels And Heavy Hydrocarbon Liquids: Thermal Characterization And AnalysisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:472 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 12, 2017Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081007841

ISBN - 13:9780081007846

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Table of Contents

1. Fossil fuels and renewables

2. Solid fuels: Origins and characterization

3. Pyrolysis of solid fuels: Experimental design and applications

4. High-pressure reactor design: Pyrolysis, hydropyrolysis and gasification

5. Liquefaction: Thermal breakdown in the liquid phase

6. Elements of thermal breakdown: Heating rate effects and retrogressive reactions

7. Analytical techniques for low mass materials: Method development

8. Analytical techniques for high-mass materials: Method development

9. In closing: The current state and new perspectives