Coal Geology

Author: Larry Thomas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118385721

Category: Science

Page: 472

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Coal Geology, second edition, offers a thoroughly revised andupdated edition of this popular book which provides a comprehensiveoverview of the field of coal geology. Coal Geology covers all aspects of coal geology in one volume,bridging the gap between the academic aspects and the practicalrole of geology in the coal industry. The object of the bookis to provide the reader with a with a description of the originsof coal together with the physical and chemical properties of coaland coal petrology before proceeding to cover all areas ofcoal exploration, production and use. Bridges the gap between academic aspects of coal geology andthe practical role of geology in the coal industry Examines historical and stratigraphical geology, together withmining, environmental issues, geophysics and hydrogeology and themarketing of coal Defines worldwide coal resource classifications and methods ofcalculation Addresses the alternative uses of coal as a source of energy,together with the environmental implications of coalusage Includes improved illustrations including a colour section Offers a global approach covering expanding fields inAmerica, China and India The truly global approach, drawn from the internationalexperiences of the author, recognizes the growing role of coal usein emerging markets. With fully revised coverage of the latestmodelling techniques, environmental legislation, equipment andrecording methods, the second edition offers a truly invaluableresource for anyone studying, researching or working in the fieldof coal geology, geotechnical and mining engineering andenvironmental science.

Clean Coal Technologies for Power Generation

Author: P. Jayarama Reddy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203768868

Category: Science

Page: 326

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This book discusses clean coal technology (CCT), the latest generation of coal technology that controls pollutants and performs with improved generating efficiency. CCT involves processes that effectively control emissions and result in highly efficient combustion without significantly contributing to global warming. Basic principles, operational aspects, current status, on-going developments and future directions are covered. The recent concept of viewing carbon dioxide as a commodity, and implementing CCUS (carbon capture, utilization and storage) instead of CCS for deriving several benefits is also discussed, as is the implementation of CCT in countries with large coal reserves and that utilize large quantities of coal for their energy supply. These countries are also the foremost CO2 emitters globally and their energy policies are crucial to international efforts to combat global warming. This work will be beneficial for students and professionals in the fields of fuel, mechanical, chemical and environmental engineering and Clean Tech. Includes foreword by Professor Yiannis Levendis, College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA.

GEOLOGY- Volume V

Author: Benedetto De Vivo,Bernhard Grasemann,Kurt Stüwe

Publisher: EOLSS Publications

ISBN: 1848260083

Category:

Page: 534

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Geology is the Component of Encyclopedia of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS)), which is an integrated compendium of twenty Encyclopedias. The theme on geology in the Encyclopedia of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, presents many aspects of geology under the following nine different topics: The Organized Earth.; Tectonics and Geodynamics; Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology; Sedimentary Geology and Paleontology; Overview of the Mineralogical Sciences; Geology of Metallic and Non-Metallic Mineral Resources; Regional Geology; Geology of Petroleum, Gas, and Coal; Environmental and Engineering Geology.

The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Edition

Author: James G. Speight

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439836485

Category: Science

Page: 845

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The demand for coal use (for electricity generation) and coal products, particularly liquid fuels and chemical feedstocks, is increasing throughout the world. Traditional markets such as North America and Europe are experiencing a steady increase in demand whereas emerging Asian markets, such as India and China, are witnessing a rapid surge in demand for clean liquid fuels. A detailed and comprehensive overview of the chemistry and technology of coal in the twenty-first century, The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Edition also covers the relationship of coal industry processes with environmental regulations as well as the effects of combustion products on the atmosphere. Maintaining and enhancing the clarity of presentation that made the previous editions so popular, this book: Examines the effects of combustion products on the atmosphere Details practical elements of coal evaluation procedures Clarifies misconceptions concerning the organic structure of coal Discusses the physical, thermal, electrical, and mechanical properties of coal Analyzes the development and current status of combustion and gasification techniques In addition to two new chapters, Coal Use and the Environment and Coal and Energy Security, much of the material in this edition been rewritten to incorporate the latest developments in the coal industry. Citations from review articles, patents, other books, and technical articles with substantial introductory material are incorporated into the text for further reference. The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Edition maintains its initial premise: to introduce the science of coal, beginning with its formation in the ground to the production of a wide variety of products and petrochemical intermediates in the twenty-first century. The book will prove useful for scientists and engineers already engaged in the coal and/or catalyst manufacturing industry looking for a general overview or update on the clean coal technology as well as professional researchers and students in chemistry and engineering.

Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil and Peat - Volume I

Author: Gao Jinsheng

Publisher: EOLSS Publications

ISBN: 1848260172

Category: Fossil fuels

Page: 504

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Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil and Peat is a component of Encyclopedia of Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil and Peat with contributions from distinguished experts in the field discusses matters of great relevance to our world such as: Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil and Peat; Coal Geology and Geochemistry; Coal Technology; Oil Shale; Natural Bitumen (Tar Sands) and Heavy Oil; Peat and Peatland. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.

The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Second Edition,

Author: James G. Speight

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824792008

Category: Science

Page: 664

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Thoroughly rewritten and updated to reflect the latest advances in technology and highlighting the environmental aspects now being emphasized within the coal industry, this Second Edition of a highly acclaimed reference/text provides a comprehensive overview of coal science—covering topics ranging from the origins of coal to mining and contemporary uses. Maintaining and enhancing the clarity of presentation that made the first edition so popular, The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Second Edition: Considers the implications of the Clean Air Act Examines the effects of combustion products on the atmosphere Details practical elements of coal evaluation procedures Clarifies misconceptions concerning the organic structure of coal Discusses the physical, thermal, electrical, and mechanical properties of coal Analyzes the development and current status of combustion and gasification techniques

Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective

Volume 1: Coal - Geology and Combustion

Author: Glenn B. Stracher,Anupma Prakash,Ellina V. Sokol

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080931630

Category: Science

Page: 380

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Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective is a compelling collection of research conducted by scientists and engineers around the world. The first of four volumes in the collection, Coal – Geology and Combustion, features chapters that discuss the origin of coal and coal fires; mining and use of coal; combustion and coal petrology; environmental and health impacts of coal fires; combustion by-products; geochemical, geophysical, and engineering methodologies for studying coal fires; the control, extinguishment, and political implications of coal fires; and much more. Integrates pioneering coal-fires research, with topical coverage of remote sensing, policymaking, and more Serves as an essential guide to the socio-economic and geo-environmental impacts of coal fires

Coal Production and Processing Technology

Author: M.R. Riazi,Rajender Gupta

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 148225218X

Category: Science

Page: 535

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Coal Production and Processing Technology provides uniquely comprehensive coverage of the latest coal technologies used in everything from mining to greenhouse gas mitigation. Featuring contributions from experts in industry and academia, this book: Discusses coal geology, characterization, beneficiation, combustion, coking, gasification, and liquefaction Explores coalbed methane drilling, excavatability, surface production, strata control, and longwall production Tackles financial, safety, and environmental issues, including coal company valuations, mine emergency preparedness, and carbon management Capturing state-of-the-art knowledge from different facets of the coal chain, Coal Production and Processing Technology offers a holistic view of today’s coal industry as well as a look at future trends.

Economic Geology

Principles and Practice

Author: Walter L. Pohl

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 144439486X

Category: Science

Page: 680

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Humanity’s ever-increasing hunger for mineral raw materials, caused by a growing global population and ever increasing standards of living, has resulted in economic geology becoming a subject of urgent importance. This book provides a broad panorama of mineral deposits, covering their origin and geological characteristics, the principles of the search for ores and minerals, and the investigation of newly found deposits. Practical and environmental issues that arise during the life cycle of a mine and after its closure are addressed, with an emphasis on sustainable and "green" mining. The central scientific theme of the book is to place the extraordinary variability of mineral deposits in the frame of fundamental geological processes. The book is written for earth science students and practicing geologists worldwide. Professionals in administration, resource development, mining, mine reclamation, metallurgy, and mineral economics will also find the text valuable. Economic Geology is a fully revised translation of the the fifth edition of the German language text Mineralische und Energie-Rohstoffe. Additional resources for this book can be found at: www.wiley.com/go/pohl/geology. The author's website can be found at: http://www.walter-pohl.com.

Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil and Peat - Volume II

Author: Gao Jinsheng

Publisher: EOLSS Publications

ISBN: 1848260180

Category:

Page: 446

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Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil and Peat is a component of Encyclopedia of Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil and Peat with contributions from distinguished experts in the field discusses matters of great relevance to our world such as: Coal, Oil Shale, Natural Bitumen, Heavy Oil and Peat; Coal Geology and Geochemistry; Coal Technology; Oil Shale; Natural Bitumen (Tar Sands) and Heavy Oil; Peat and Peatland. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.

A Planner's Guide for Selecting Clean-coal Technologies for Power Plants

Author: Karin Oskarsson

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821340653

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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World Bank Discussion Paper No. 373. This discussion paper constructs a consistent, nationwide poverty profile of Cambodia to support the governments effort to strengthen the design of poverty reduction policies. Basic data are given on the level and distribution of living standards as measured by per capita household consumption expenditures. The authors use the Socioeconomic Survey of Cambodia (SESC) of 1993-94 to estimate poverty measures and make poverty comparisons for Cambodia.

Communcations and Information Processing

First International Conference, ICCIP 2012, Aveiro, Portugal, March 7-11, 2012, Proceedings

Author: Maotai Zhao,Junping Sha

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642319688

Category: Computers

Page: 776

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The two volume set, CCIS 288 and 289, constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the First International Conference on Communications and Information Processing, ICCIP 2012, held in Aveiro, Portugal, in March 2012. The 168 revised full papers of both volumes were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers present the state-of-the-art in communications and information processing and feature current research on the theory, analysis, design, test and deployment related to communications and information processing systems.