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The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Edition

The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Edition by James G. Speight
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Part I Character and Properties
Occurrence and Resources
Introduction
History
Rock Environment
Seam Structure
Reserves
Resources
References

Classification
Introduction
Classification Systems
Correlation of the Various Systems
Epilogue
References

An Organic Sediment
Introduction
Precursors of Coal
Coal-Forming Processes
Heteroatoms in Coal
Epilogue
References

An Organic Rock
Introduction
Physical Structure
Petrology
Petrography
Petrology, Petrography, and Behavior
References

Recovery
Introduction
Exploratory Drilling Equipment and Techniques
Mining
References

Preparation, Transportation, and Storage
Introduction
Coal Preparation
Size Reduction
Coal Cleaning
Coal Drying
Desulfurization
Coal Sampling
Transportation
Storage
References

Mineral Matter
Introduction
Origin of Mineral Matter in Coal
Occurrence
Mineral Types
Classification
Evaluation of Mineral Matter
Chemistry of Ash Formation
Effect of Mineral Matter in Coal
References

Coal Analysis
Introduction
Sampling
Proximate Analysis
Ultimate Analysis (Elemental Analysis)
Calorific Value
Reporting Coal Analyses
Precision and Accuracy
Interrelationships of Analytical and Physical Data
References

Coal Properties
Introduction
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties
Electrical Properties
Epilogue
References

Organic Constituents
Introduction
Solvent Extraction
Chemical Methods
Spectroscopic Methods
Physical Property Methods
Heteroatoms
Molecular Weight
Assessment of Coal Structure
References

Solvent Extraction
Introduction
Physicochemical Concepts
Action of Specific Solvents
Composition of the Extracts
Solvolysis
Solvent Swelling of Coal
Epilogue
References

Chemical Reactivity
Introduction
Reactions with Oxygen (or Air)
Reactions with Oxidants
Bacterial Oxidation of Coal
Hydrogenation
Halogenation
Alkylation
Depolymerization
Hydrolysis
Miscellaneous Reactions
References

Thermal Reactivity
Introduction
Thermal Decomposition Processes
Physicochemical Aspects
Thermal Decomposition Products
References

Part II Technology and Utilization
Combustion
Introduction
Chemistry and Physics
Combustion Systems
Coal–Liquid Mixtures
Coal Combustion Products
References

Electric Power Generation
Introduction
Electricity from Coal
Steam Generation
Power Plant Waste
Coal–Water Fuels
Air Pollution Control Devices
Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies
References

Carbonization
Introduction
Physicochemical Aspects
Process Concepts
Coal Tar
Coke
Charcoal
References

Briquetting and Pelletizing
Introduction
General Concepts
Briquetting Technology
Charcoal Briquettes
Bio-Briquettes
Briquette Properties
Processes
Pelletizing
References

Liquefaction
Introduction
Physicochemical Aspects
Process Classification
Reactors
Products
References

Liquefaction Processes
Introduction
Pyrolysis Processes
Solvent Extraction Processes
Catalytic Liquefaction Processes
Indirect Liquefaction Processes
Coal Liquids Refinery
References

Gasification
Introduction
Gaseous Products
Physicochemical Aspects
Process Types and Reactors
Gasification of Coal with Biomass and Waste
Underground Gasification
Environmental Aspects
References

Gasification Processes
Introduction
Fixed-Bed Processes
Fluidized-Bed Processes
Entrained-Bed Processes
Molten Salt Processes
Underground Gasification
References

Clean Coal Technologies
Introduction
Historical Perspectives
Modern Perspectives
Clean Coal Technology
Managing Wastes from Coal Use
Carbon Dioxide Capture and Sequestration
References

Gas Cleaning
Introduction
Environmental Legislation
General Aspects
Particulate Matter Removal
Acid Gas Removal
Removal of Sulfur-Containing Gases
Removal of Nitrogen-Containing Gases
References

Chemicals from Coal
Historical Aspects
Coal Tar Chemicals
Fischer–Tropsch Chemicals
Chemicals from Methane
References

Environmental Aspects of Coal Use
Introduction
Production
Preparation
Transportation and Storage
Combustion
Carbonization
Liquefaction
Gasification
Clean Coal Technologies
References

Coal and Energy Security
Introduction
Energy Security
National Energy Plan and Coal Utilization
Electric Power Generation
Hydrogen from Coal
Energy Security and Sustainable Development
References

Glossary

Index

CRC Press; September 2012
837 pages; ISBN 9781439836484
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