Handbook of coal analysis. – 2nd edition
Coal is abundant and inexpensive. This is particularly important today as we seek ways to decrease our dependence on oil and devise more efficient, cleaner means of energy production. The Handbook of Coal Analysis, Second Edition, provides users with everything they need to know about testing and analysis of coal. The new edition also covers the environmental issues related to coal use as well athe effects of combustion products on the atmosphere.
1. History and Terminology.
2. Identification of Coal.
3. Sampling and Sample Preparation.
4. Mineral Matter.
5. Proximate Analysis.
6. Ultimate Analysis.
7. Physical Properties.
8. Thermal Properties.
9. Mechanical Properties.
10. Solvent Properties and Spectroscopic Properties.
11. The Need for Coal Analysis.
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