R.I. 5573

Operation of Pressure-Gasification Pilot Plant Utilizing Pulverized Coal and Oxygen
A Progress Report

Cover Page

Contents

Section 1
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Summary and conclusions
Introduction
Acknowledgements
General review of pilot plant and coal-gasification process
Operating performance of pilot plant
Gasifier
Section 2
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Flow metering
Temperature measurement
Scrubber
Coal-feeding equipment
Steam-oxygen heater
Section 3
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Reactant-injection burner
Pilot burner
Section 4
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Coal gasified
Pilot-plant operating procedures
Sampling gases and residues produced during gasification
Gases
Residues
Experimental plan
Accuracy of results
Measuring reactants and product gases
Gas Analysis
Calculations and graphs
Results--discussion and analysis
Effect of varying operating conditions
Carbon gasified, percent
Oxygen requirement
Coal requirement
Section 5
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Exit-gas temperature, calculated, F
Heat loss
Appendix I
Appendix II
Additional details of method of calculating experimental results