The Structure and Reaction Processes of Coal by K.Lee Smith, L.Douglas Smoot, Thomas H. Fletcher, Ronald J.
By K.Lee Smith, L.Douglas Smoot, Thomas H. Fletcher, Ronald J. Pugmire
Founded at the paintings of the popular complicated Combustion Engineering study middle, the authors rfile and combine present wisdom of the natural and inorganic constitution of coal and its response tactics. With the pressing want for purifier, extra effective use of this all over the world gas, their paintings will set a transparent direction for destiny research.
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10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. Proximate analysis Ultimate analysis Carbon dioxide content Chlorine content Sulfur forms analysis Calorific value determination Maceral analysis Vitrinite reflectance analysis Ash fusion analysis Free-swelling index determination Gray-King coke-type determination Hardgrove grindability determination Vicker's microhardness determination Major and minor element analysis Trace element analysis Mineral species analysis Gieseler plasticity analysis Equilibrium moisture determination All data on coal characteristics and analytical and performance data are computerized in the Penn State Coal Data Base.
The information normally provided by the printout is described in Table 7. The DOE Sample Bank. S. Department of Energy supports the operation and maintenance of a subset of the Penn State Coal Sample Bank (penn State, 1990). This DOE sample suite consisted of samples of 54 coals from a variety of regions in the United States, including Alaska, that have proven to be of value to coal research personnel within DOE and to its contractors and grantees. The list of the DOE sample suite in the Penn State Coal Sample Bank is given in Table 8.
Precursors of Coal Macerals The precursors of coal are reviewed in Flaig (1968), Manskaya and Drozdova (1968), Stach et al. (1982), Given (1984b), Given and Dyrkacz (1988), and Teichmilller (1989). Table 19 summarizes the full classifications for brown and bituminous coals. The term "huminite" is used for low-rank coals and is equivalent to vitrinite in bituminous coals. It is useful to consider what is known of the biochemical origins of macerals to understand the generation of the structural moieties found in coal.