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The Chemistry and Technology of Coal by James G Speight
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Thoroughly rewritten and updated to reflect advances in technology, this work highlights the environmental aspects now being emphasized within the coal industry. It provides an overview of coal science, covering topics ranging from the origins of coal to mining and contemporary uses.

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Classification, Origin, and Properties: Terminology and Classification. Geology and Resources. Coal as an Organic Sediment. Coal as an Organic Rock. Recovery. Preparation and Transportation. Mineral Matter. Evaluation. Properties. Solvent Extraction. Chemical Reactions. Thermal Decomposition. Organic Constituents. Combustion. Carbonization. Liquefaction Processes. Gasification. Clean Coal Technologies. Briquetting and Pelletizing. Gas Cleaning. Chemicals from Coal.
Release date NZ
July 7th, 1994
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
1, black & white illustrations
Marcel Dekker Inc
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