Chapter 35. Managing Conversions to Solid Fuels

  1. William Smothers
  1. L. W. Thornton and
  2. S. L. Walker

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch35

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Thornton, L. W. and Walker, S. L. (1985) Managing Conversions to Solid Fuels, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch35

Author Information

  1. Wagester, Walker, Thornton & Co. First Ave. and Cherry Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374405

Online ISBN: 9780470320303

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Keywords:

  • petroleum coke;
  • absorption tests;
  • coal sample;
  • water spray;
  • petroleum refining process

Summary

Most of the technical problems involved in using solid fuels have been solved. The areas of primary concern today include fuel selection, return on investment, methods of financing, and internal management requirements for a solid fuel conversion project. These areas are discussed in relation to applicable case histories.