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Combustion Technology for a Clean Environment: Selected Papers for the Proceedings of Third International Conference Lisbon Portugal July 3-6 1995


Edited By: Maria da Graca Carvalho

960 pages, 11 photos, 396 illus

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #149764 | ISBN: 1560329777
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The 75 refereed papers in this volume continue a series of biannual benchmarks for technologies that maximize energy conversion while minimizing undesirable emissions. Covering the entire range of industrial and transport combustion as well as strategies for energy R and D, these state-of-the-art contributions will be indispensable to mechanical and chemical engineers in academia and industry, and technical personnel in military, energy, and environmental agencies of government. Among the topics covered in this book are strategies; pulverized coal combustion; oil combustion; gas combustion; gas fired systems; biomass combustion; fluidized bed combustion; incinerators; internal combustion engines; new power generation cycles or concepts; control technologies; and clean technologies in process industry.


Section 1: Strategies: Now and in the Future 1) Application of Advanced Technology to Meet Worldwide Environmental Regulations J.M. Rackley and J.B. Kitto 2) Criteria and Alternatives for Development of Coal-Based Electricity Generation Technologies E. Menendez Perez Section 2: Gas Combustion 3) Low NO Ox/ Burners for Boilers, Furnaces and Gas Turbines; Drive Towards the Lower Bounds of NO Ox/ Emissions J.M. BeeR 4) The Effects of CH3CL and CH2CL2 Addition on a Low-Pressure Stoichiometric CH4/O2/N2 Premixed Laminar Flat Flame Experimental and Modeling Studies D. Surdyk, P. Devynck, B. Crunelle, A. Turbiez, P. Desgroux, J.F. Pauwels and L.R. Sochet 5) Combustion Process of Natural Gas in a Rapid Compression Combustor T. Kadota, T. Mizobuchi, K. Kataoka, D. Segawa and N. Fukatani 6) NO Ox/ Formation in Counter-Flow Opposed-Jet Diffusion CH4/Air Flames S. Bonturi, M. Pourkashanian, A. Williams, G. Oskam and C. Wilson 7) Modelling of NO Ox/ Formation in Turbulent H2 Diffusion Flames M. Schlatter and M. Flury 8) Low NO Ox/ Blue Flame Coanda Burner P. O'Nions and M.M. Vahdati 9) Presumed PDF for Modelling of NO Formation in Methane Combustion A. Oksanen and E. Maki-Mantila 10) The Influence of the Temperature Fluctuations Variance on NO Predictions for a Gas Flame A. Beretta, N. Mancini, F. Podenzani and L. Vigevano 11) Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a NO Ox/ Post Processor in Predicting the Performance of Natural Gas Fired Cyclone and Swirl Combustors M. Ilabas, T. O'doherty, P. Bowen and N. Syred 12) A Non-Orthogonal Combustion Model for Natural Gas Flames J.P. Jessee and W.A. Fiveland 13) Conversion of Power Station Combustor from Coal to Gas Firing G. Lazopoulos, F.C. Lockwood and J. De Dios Rivera Section 3: Oil Combustion 14) Numerical Simulation of the Oil Combustion Process in a 100 KW Serially Produced Low NO Ox/ Combustion System H. Dreher, J. Gass, P. Suter, B. Mischler, P. Radi, B. Lehmann and M. Ochs 15) NO Ox/ Emission Rates from Oxy-Fuel Oil Flames F.D.A. Sousa, R. Vergnhanini FIlho and W.T. Kobayashi 16) Optimization of Fuel Prevaporization on Porous Surfaces for Low-NO Ox/-Combustion M. Brandauer, A. Schulz and S. Wittig 17) Cleaner Combustion with Water-in-Fuel Emulsion M.A.A. Nazha, H. Rajakaruna, R.J. Crookes and F, Kiannejad 18) Parametric Investigation of Extraction of El-Lajjun Oil Shale M.Z. Anabtawi and B.Z. Uysal 19) Emission Studies on Combustion of Gasolines in Low Pressure Premixed Laminar Flames J.R. Pedersen, J. Wallman, M.R. Nosrani and J.O. Olsson 20) Influence of Oxidant Excess on the Emission Rates of Nitrogen Oxides and Particulate Material from Power Boilers Burning Ultra-Viscous Oils R.Vergnhanini Filho, F. Furnari and F.D.A. Sousa Section 4: Coal Combustion: 21) Emission from Slow Pyrolysis of Solid Fuels Studied by

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Maria da Graca Carvalho is a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Technical University of Lisbon. In 1983 she obtained her PhD at the Imperial College in London. She has participated in and coordinated a large number of international R&D projects and has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals, books and international conference proceedings. Woodrow A. Fiveland has more than 20 years experience in the thermal sciences, including specialization in radiation heat transfer, numerical modeling and thermal properties. Dr. Fiveland received has PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Akron in 1978. F.C. Lockwood is a professor of combustion in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. He has established an international reputation in the fields of fluid mechanics, convective heat transfer, combustion and thermal radiation, and has authored more than 150 papers on these subjects.

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