Coal-Fired Generation is a concise, up-to-date and readable guide providing an introduction to this traditional power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of coal fired generation systems, demystifies the coal fired technology functions in practice as well as exploring the economic and environmental risk factors.
Engineers, managers, policymakers and those involved in planning and delivering energy resources will find this reference a valuable guide, to help establish a reliable power supply address social and economic objectives.
- Focuses on the evolution of the traditional coal-fired generation
- Evaluates the economic and environmental viability of the system with concise diagrams and accessible explanations
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1 Types of Coal
2 Coal Reserves
3 Coal Cleaning and Processing
4 Traditional Coal-Fired Power Generation Technology
5 Boiler Technology
6 Steam Turbine Design
8 Fluidized Bed Combustion
9 Integrated gasification combined cycle
10 Emission Control for coal tower power plants
11 Coal Treatment
12 Low Nitrogen Oxide Combustion strategies
13 Sulfur Dioxide Removal
14 Nitrogen Oxide Capture
15 Combined Sulfur and Nitrogen Oxide removal
16 Particulate (dust) removal
17 Mercury removal
Paul Breeze is a journalist and freelance science and technology writer and consultant in the United Kingdom. He has specialised in power generation technology for the past 30 years. In addition to writing Power Generation Technologies, Second Edition, he has contributed to journals and newspapers such as The Financial Times and The Economist and has written a range of technical management reports covering all the aspects of power generation, transmission and distribution.