Sunday, September 23, 2012

Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification Modeling, Simulation, and Equipment Operation, By Marcio Luiz de Souza-Santos

Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification, Modeling, Simulation, and Equipment Operation. By Marcio Luiz de Souza-Santos, 2004, pdf, Language: English, Pages: 462, ISBN10 Code: 0824709713, ISBN13 Code: 9780824709716, (12.1 MB)

Bridging the gap between theory and application, Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification demonstrates the operational mechanisms, modeling, and simulation of equipment for the combustion and gasification of solid fuels.
Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification clearly illustrates procedures to improve and optimize the design of future units and the operation of existing industrial systems with recommendations and guidelines from a seasoned professional in the field.
Supplies an abundance of examples, models, and exercises for step-by-step instruction on the modeling and simulation of combustion and gasification machinery.
Features of Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification:
  • Clearly displays methods to build computer simulation programs that will effectively predict equipment performance
  • Offers methods to formulate sound mathematical models for boilers, gasifiers, furnaces, and incinerators
  • Shows how to interpret simulation results for the best design and operation of combustion and gasification equipment
  • Describes key aspects of solid and gas combustion phenomena
  • Provides detailed discussions of the basic and auxiliary equations used in specific projection models
  • Includes applications of moving and fluidized beds
Basic Remarks on Modeling and Simulation
  • Experiment and Simulation
  • A Classification for Mathematical Models
Solid Fuels
  • Physical Properties
  • Chemical Properties
  • Thermal Treatment
  • Gasification and Combustion
Equipment and Processes
  • Elements of Gas-Solid Systems
  • Moving Bed
  • Fluidized Bed
  • Suspension or Pneumatic Transport
  • Some Aspects Related to Fuels
Basic Calculations
  • Computation of Some Basic Parameters
  • Tips on Calculations
  • Observations
Zero-Dimensional Models
  • Basic Equations
  • Species Balance and Exiting Composition
  • Useful Relations
  • Summary for 0D-S Model
  • Flame Temperature
Introduction to One-Dimensional, Steady-State Models
  • Definitions
  • Fundamental Equations
  • Final Comments
Moving-Bed Combustion and Gasification Model
  • The Model
Chemical Reactions
  • Homogeneous/Heterogeneous Reactions
  • Numbering of Chemical Components
  • A System of Chemical Reactions
  • Stoichiometry
  • Kinetics
  • Final Notes
Heterogeneous Reactions
  • General Form of the Problem
  • Generalized Treatment
  • Other Heterogeneous Reactions
Drying and Devolatilization
  • Drying
  • Devolatilization
Auxiliary Equations and Basic Calculations
  • Total Production Rates
  • Thiele Modulus
  • Diffusivities
  • Reactivity
  • Core Dimensions
  • Heat and Mass Transfer Coefficients
  • Energy-Related Parameters
  • A Few Immediate Applications
  • Pressure Losses
Moving-Bed Simulation Program and Results
  • From Modeling to Simulation Program
  • Samples of Results
Fluidized-Bed Combustion and Gasification Model
  • The Mathematical Model
  • Boundary Conditions
Fluidization Dynamics
  • Splitting of Gas Injected into a Bed
  • Bubble Characteristics and Behavior
  • Circulation of Solid Particles
  • Entrainment and Elutriation
  • Particle Size Distribution
  • Recycling of Particles
  • Segregation
  • Areas and Volumes at Freeboard Section
  • Mass and Volume Fractions of Solids
Auxiliary Parameters Related to Fluidized-Bed Processes
  • Mass Transfers
  • Heat Transfers
  • Parameters Related to Reaction Rates
Fluidized-Bed Simulation Program and Results
  • The Block Diagram
  • Samples of Results
  • The Fundamental Equations of Transport Phenomena
  • Notes on Thermodynamics
  • Possible Improvements on Modeling Heterogeneous Reactions
  • Improvements on Various Aspects
  • Basics of Turbulent Flow
  • Classifications of Modeling for Bubbling Fluidized-Bed Equipment  
    Basic Techniques of Kinetics Determination.

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Saturday, September 22, 2012

Message to my blog visitors "Doctors & Professors"

Dear All,

This special message to my visitors: Doctors and Professors of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering discipline from USA, Europe, Asia and Australia, my greetings to you.

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Friday, September 21, 2012

The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Edition, By J. G. Speight

The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Edition, By J. G. Speight
CRC Press; 4 edition (October 31, 2006) | ISBN: 0849390672| Pages: 984 | RAR | 7.38 MB

Refineries must not only adapt to evolving environmental regulations for cleaner product specifications and processing, but also find ways to meet the increasing demand for petroleum products,particularly for liquid fuels and petrochemical feedstocks. The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Edition offers a 21st century perspective on the development of petroleum refining technologies.

Like its bestselling predecessors, this volume traces the science of petroleum from its subterranean formation to the physicochemical properties and the production of numerous products and petrochemical intermediates. Presenting nearly 50 percent new material, this edition emphasizes novel refining approaches that optimize efficiency and throughput. It includes new chapters on heavy oil and tar sand bitumen recovery, deasphalting and dewaxing processes, and environmental aspects of refining, including refinery wastes, regulations, and analysis. The text also features revised and expanded coverage of instability and incompatibility, refinery distillation, thermal cracking, hydrotreating and desulfurization, hydrocracking, and hydrogen production.

A unique, well-documented, and forward-thinking work, this book continues to present the most complete coverage of petroleum science, technology, and refining available. The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Edition provides an ideal platform for scientists, engineers, and other professionals to achieve cleaner and more efficient petroleum processing methods.

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