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Coal Combustion Products (CCPs) Characteristics, Utilization and Beneficiation

by Tom (Senior Advisor for the Materials Technologies Group at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research Robl

Coal Combustion Products (CCPs) Characteristics, Utilization and Beneficiation Synopsis

Coal Combustion Products (CCPs): Their Nature, Utilization and Beneficiation is a valuable resource for engineers and scientists from the coal, cement, concrete, and construction industries seeking an in-depth guide to the characteristics, utilization, beneficiation, and environmental impacts of coal combustion by-products. Researchers in universities working in this area will also find much to expand their knowledge. The book provides a detailed overview of the different waste materials produced during power generation from coal, exploring their nature, beneficiation techniques, applications, and environmental impacts. Strong focus is placed on coal fly ash, bottom ash, and flue gas desulfurization materials, and their employment in cement, concrete, gypsum products, aggregates, road construction, geotechnics, and agriculture, among other products and industries. Part 1 focuses on the nature of coal ashes, with chapters on their origin, generation, and storage, both in ponds and landfill. The coal combustion by-products produced as a result of clean coal technologies are the focus of the final chapter in the section. The next group of chapters in Part 2 considers the utilization of different waste materials, including the key products coal fly ash, bottom ash, and flue gas desulfurization materials. This is followed by a contribution reviewing the latest research into innovative and advanced uses for coal ash. After an introduction to ash quality problems and quality monitoring, Part 3 concentrates on the essential area of by-product beneficiation techniques, in other words how to maximize the quality of materials for the end user. Topics covered include separation methods, thermal processing, and chemical passivation. The final section of the book addresses environmental issues, including the use of coal combustion by-products in green construction materials and the essential health and safety considerations associated with their use.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780081009451
Publication date: 3rd May 2017
Author: Tom (Senior Advisor for the Materials Technologies Group at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research Robl
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Ltd an imprint of Elsevier Science & Technology
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 564 pages
Categories: Solid fuel technology,

About Tom (Senior Advisor for the Materials Technologies Group at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research Robl

Thomas Robl is a Senior Advisor for the Materials Technologies Group at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (UK CAER). He is a member of the University of Kentucky Graduate Faculty and is a Director of the American Coal Association and Co-Chairman of the World of Coal Ash International Symposium. He received a PhD from the University of Kentucky in 1977 in Geology. Anne Oberlink is a Senior Research Scientist for the Materials Technologies group at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (UK CAER). She is co-editor of the Coal Combustion and Gasification Products Journal, ...

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