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Fundamental Investigation of Fuel Transformations in Pulverized Coal Combustion and Gasification Technologies:  Final Report:  September 1, 2000 August 31, 2004

Robert Hurt, Joseph Calo:  Brown University
Thomas H. Fletcher, Brigham Young University
Alan Sayre, McDermott Technologies, Inc.

Table of Contents

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1.

Executive Summary

5

2.

Project Background

7

3.

Project Objective and Approach

8

4.

Chapter 1:  The Effect of Pressure of Coal Pyrolysis

10

5.

Chapter 2:  Intrinsic Reactivity of Char Formed at Elevated Pressure

51

6.

Chapter 3:  Elevated Pressure, High Temperature, Coal Oxidation Experiments and Modeling

71

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Chapter 4:  Development of a New Semi-Global Rate Expression for Char Combustion Modeling

106

8.

Chapter 5:  The Origin of Power Law Kinetics in Char Combustion

125

9.

Chapter 6:  Char Combustion Reactivities for a Suite of Diverse Solid Fuels

145

10.

Chapter 7:  Gasification Kinetics in Pressurized CO2

162

11.

Chapter 8:  Implementation of Advanced Coal Combustion Submodels into B&Ws CFD Code

201

12.

Chapter 9:  Conclusions

229