Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective: Volume 1: Coal - by Glenn B. Stracher, Anupma Prakash, Ellina V. Sokol
By Glenn B. Stracher, Anupma Prakash, Ellina V. Sokol
Coal and Peat Fires: an international Perspective is a compelling choice of examine carried out by means of scientists and engineers around the globe. the 1st of 4 volumes within the assortment, Coal - Geology and Combustion, features chapters that debate the beginning of coal and coal fires; mining and use of coal; combustion and coal petrology; environmental and wellbeing and fitness affects of coal fires; combustion by-products; geochemical, geophysical, and engineering methodologies for learning coal fires; the regulate, extinguishment, and political implications of coal fires; and masses more.
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1). In coal combustion, the fuel is the carbon in the coal. 7 kcal/mol. 1. Fire triangle showing the three essential elements for any fire: fuel, oxygen, ignition source. From Kim and Chaiken 1993, p. 6. Coal Formation and the Origin of Coal Fires 17 However, coal is not composed of elemental carbon. On a dry, mineral matter free basis, coal contains between 60 and 90% carbon. The rest of the coal “molecule” is composed of hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur. 4 kcal/mol. Combustion reactions are exothermic.
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