Coal Energy Systems
By (author) Bruce G. Miller
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Coal Energy Systems by Bruce G. Miller
Book DescriptionCoal is currently a major energy source in the United States as well as throughout the world, especially among many developing countries, and will continue to be so for many years. Fossil fuels will continue to be the dominant energy source for fuelling the United States economy, with coal playing a major role for decades. Coal provides stability in price and availability, will continue to be a major source of electricity generation, will be the major source of hydrogen for the coming hydrogen economy, and has the potential to become an important source of liquid fuels. Conservation and renewable/sustainable energy are important in the overall energy picture, but will play a lesser role in helping us satisfy our energy demands. This book is a single source covering many coal-related subjects of interest ranging from explaining what coal is, where it is distributed and quantities it can be found in throughout the world, technical and policy issues regarding the use of coal, technologies used and under development for utilizing coal to produce heat, electricity, and chemicals with low environmental impact, vision for utilizing coal well into the 21st century, and the security coal presents. It presents coal's increasing role in providing energy independence to nations. It covers current energy usage, environmental issues, and coal energy technologies; and provides a comprehensive discussion of technical and policy issues regarding the use of coal.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780124974517
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Bruce G. Miller
Clean Coal Engineering Technology, Hardback (November 2010)
Coal is the dirtiest of all fossil fuels. When burned, it produces emissions that contribute to global warming, create acid rain, and pollute water. This book describes a new generation of energy processes that sharply reduce air emissions and other pollutants from coal-burning power plants.
Combustion Engineering Issues for Solid Fuel Systems, Hardback (July 2008)» View all books by Bruce G. Miller
Helps you design, construct and utilize fuel systems. This book combines modeling, policy/regulation and fuel properties with developments in solid fuel combustion for electricity generation and industrial applications. It includes information on CFD modeling and emission control technologies. It is intended for practicing engineers and managers.
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Author Biography - Bruce G. Miller
Mr. Miller (B.S. and M.S. Chemical Engineering) has more than 30 years' experience in energy research and development, combustion systems, fuels characterization, preparation and handling, hardware development and testing, and emissions characterization and control. He has been PI or co-PI of over $44 M in sponsored research. He is the author of four books published by Elsevier
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