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Assessment of Advanced Coal-Gasification Processes - June 1981.

 McCarthy, John
Ferrall, Joseph
Charng, Thomas
Houseman, John

 Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Part 1, Pages 1 - 118, Sections I - III
Part 2, 119 - 176, Sections IV - V

Table of Contents

 

Part 1, Pages 1 118, Sections I III, 4.70 MB

Abbreviations and Terms Used

iv

Abstract

vii

I.

Overview and Assessments

1

1.0

Introduction

I-1

1.1

Origin

I-1

1.2

Purpose of Assessment

I-1

1.3

Processes Assessed

I-2

1.4

Economic Incentives

I-5

2.0

Statement of Work

I-6

3.0

Summary

I-7

3.1

General

I-7

3.2

Comparison of Overall Process Schemes

I-8

3.3

Comparison of Process Gasifiers

I-11

3.4

Key Similarities and Differences

I-13

3.5

Assessments

I-13

3.5.1

General Assessments

I-14

3.5.2

Specific Assessments

I-16

4.0

Flash Pyrolysis A General Commentary

I-20

5.0

References

I-22

II.

Assessment of AVCO HTG Process

30

1.0

Summary

II-2

2.0

Current Status of Development

II-2

3.0

Process Description (including Block Flow Diagram and Material Balance)

II-4

4.0

Strengths and Weaknesses

II-8

5.0

Potential Improvements

II-11

6.0

Components Requiring Development

II-13

7.0

Development Status Details

II-14

8.0

Fundamentals of SRT Gasification as Applied to the AVCO HTG Gasifier

II-26

9.0

References

II-30

III. 

Assessment of Bell HMP Gasification Process

65

1.0

Summary

III-1

2.0

Current Status of Development

III-2

3.0

Process Description (Including Block Flow Diagram and Material Balance)

III-3

4.0

Strengths and Weaknesses

III-10

5.0

Potential Improvements

III-13

6.0

Components Requiring Development

III-28

7.0

Development Status Details

III-29

8.0

Fundamentals of SRT Gasification as Applied to the Bell HMF Gasifier

III-35

9.0

References

III-39

Part 2, Pages 119 176, Section IV and V

 

IV.

Assessment of CS/R Hydrogasification Process

120

1.0

Summary

IV-1

2.0

Current Status of Development

IV-2

3.0

Process Description (Including Block Flow Diagram and Material Balance)

IV-5

4.0

Strengths and Weaknesses

IV-11

5.0

Potential Improvements

IV-13

6.0

Components Requiring Development

IV-20

7.0

References

IV-24

V.

Assessment of EXXON CCG Process

146

1.0

Summary

V-1

2.0

Current Status of Development

V-1

3.0

Process Description (including Block Flow Diagram and Material Balance)

V-3

4.0

Strengths and Weaknesses

V-9

5.0

Potential Improvements

V-13

6.0

Development Improvements

V-13

7.0

References

V-24