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Modeling Pulverized-Coal Reaction Processes

  • L. Douglas Smoot
  • Philip J. Smith

Abstract

In this chapter, a generalized model of coal reaction processes, including devolatilization, char oxidation, gas-phase oxidation, and gas—particle interchange, is presented. Coal and gas physical properties are also summarized. The resulting generalized model, which describes the response of a coal particle to its thermal, chemical, and radiative environment, is required for the modeling of propagating coal-dust flames (Chapter 13) and performance of combustors and gasifiers (Chapters 13 and 14).

Keywords

Nusselt Number Coal Particle High Heating Rate Combustion Institute Char Combustion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Douglas Smoot
    • 1
  • Philip J. Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.Brigham Young UniversityProvoUSA
  2. 2.Chemical Engineering DepartmentBrigham Young UniversityProvoUSA

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