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Title Integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) technologies / edited by Ting Wang, Gary Stiegel.

Published Duxford, United Kingdom : Woodhead Publishing, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations.
Series Woodhead Publishing series in energy
Woodhead Publishing in energy.
ScienceDirect All Books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front Cover; Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) Technologies; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; 1 An overview of IGCC systems; 1.1 Introduction of IGCC; 1.2 Layouts of key IGCC components and processes; Detailed Description of Each Process and Component; 1.3 Gasification process; 1.3.1 Pyrolysis; 1.3.2 Devolatilization; 1.3.3 Volatiles cracking; 1.3.4 Endothermic steam-char and carbon dioxide-char gasification processes; 1.3.5 Water-gas shift (WGS) process inside gasifiers; 1.3.6 Methanation; 1.4 Gasifiers; 1.4.1 Various operation methods of gasifiers. By feeding conditions (slurry vs dry) By oxidizing agent (air-blown vs oxygen-blown); By flow directions (counter-flow vs parallel-flow):; By ash melting condition (slagging vs non-slagging); By wall structure (insulation vs cooling); By staging feedstock and/or oxidant injections (single vs two-stage); By feedstock injection scheme (tangential vs opposing jets); 1.4.2 Summary of gasifiers and their performance; 1.5 Syngas cooling; 1.6 Gas cleanup system; 1.6.1 Particulates removal; 1.6.2 Mercury removal.
1.6.3 Acid gas removal (AGR) sulfur removal1.6.3.1 COS hydrolysis; Sulfur removal; 1.6.4 Sulfur recovery; 1.6.5 Warm and hot gas cleanup; 1.7 WGS application for pre-combustion CO2 capture; 1.7.1 Sour-shift CCS; 1.7.2 Sweet-shift CCS; 1.7.3 Post-combustion CCS; 1.8 Combined cycle power island; 1.8.1 Gas turbine systems; NOx emissions; Syngas and hydrogen-rich fuel combustion; Turbine blade cooling; 1.8.2 Air integration between GT compressor and ASU; 1.8.3 Heat recovery steam generator (HRSG); 1.8.4 Steam turbine systems; 1.8.5 Steam/thermal integration in IGCC.
1.9 Economics1.9.1 Examples of economic analysis from the U.S. Department of Energy; 1.9.2 Capital cost and cost of electricity (COE); 1.9.3 CO2 captured and avoided costs; 1.10 Cogasification of coal/biomass; 1.10.1 Biomass pretreatment; 1.10.2 An example of techno-economic analysis of blending biomass in coal-fed IGCC plant; Results of coal/biomass cogasification study; 1.11 Polygeneration; 1.12 Conclusion; Nomenclatures and acronyms; References; I. Fuel types for use in IGCC systems; 2 Utilization of coal in IGCC systems; 2.1 Introduction.
2.2 Integrated gasification combined cycle demonstration systems2.2.1 Operating IGCC plants; 2.2.2 Factors affecting the utilization of coal in IGCC; 2.3 Characteristics of coals; 2.3.1 Chemical composition; 2.3.2 Petrographic properties; 2.3.3 Grindability; 2.3.4 Friability; 2.3.5 Caking properties; 2.3.6 Reactivity; 2.3.7 Char morphology; 2.3.8 Inorganic species; 2.4 Comparison of high-rank coals versus low-rank coals properties for IGCC applications; 2.5 Coal preparation; 2.5.1 Coal preparation for dry-feed gasifiers; 2.5.2 Coal drying for low-rank coals.
Other author Wang, Ting, 1984- editor.
Stiegel, Gary, editor.
Elsevier issuing body.
Subject Integrated gasification combined cycle power plants.
Coal gasification -- Technological innovations.
Electronic books.
Variant Title IGCC technologies
ISBN 9780081001851 (electronic bk.)
0081001851 (electronic bk.)