Monitoring the Heat of Combustion of Solid Fuel by Neutron–Gamma Spectrometry
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A method is proposed for monitoring the heat of combustion of solid fuel on the basis of neutron–gamma spectrometry. The parameters are optimized so as to ensure adequate sensitivity to the heat of combustion. This method is recommended for ongoing monitoring of the fuel’s calorific value.
Keywords:solid fuel heat of combustion neutron radiation gamma radiation sensitivity carbon content coal ash content
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