Circulating Fluidized Bed Boilers

Design, Operation and Maintenance

Authors: Basu, Prabir

  • Explains technologies and underlying scientific fundamentals
  • Outlines practical applications in industry use
  • Teaches how to optimize plant designs for maximum efficiency
  • Demonstrates how to troubleshoot problems that may arise during operation
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About this book

·          Explains operation and scientific fundamentals of circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers

·          Outlines practical issues in industrial use

·          Teaches how to optimize design for maximum reliability and efficiency

·          Discusses operating and maintenance issues and how to troubleshoot them

This book provides practicing engineers and students with insight into the design and operation of circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers through a combination of theoretical concepts and practical experience. An emphasis on combustion, hydrodynamics, heat transfer, and material issues illustrates these concepts with numerous examples from actual operating plants. The relevance of design and feed-stock parameters to the operation of a CFB boiler are also examined, along with their impacts on designs of mechanical components, including cyclones, air distributor grids, and solid recycle systems. This versatile resource explains how fluidized bed equipment works and how the basic principles of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics influence design, while providing insight into planning new projects, troubleshooting existing equipment, and appreciating the capabilities and limitations of the process. From hydrodynamics to construction and maintenance, the author covers all of the essential information needed to understand, design, operate, and maintain a complete fluidized bed system. It is a must for clean coal technology as well as for biomass power generation.

About the authors

Dr. Basu is an internationally recognized educator and specialist in Energy and Environment, with a 30-year long professional career in energy, the environment and power generation. His main interests lie in Biomass utilization and clean coal technology, particularly biomass torrefaction, gasification, Boiler Design, Fluidized Bed Combustion. Dr. Basu has been associated with the development of fluidized bed boilers in industry, government laboratories and universities since 1972. His research at TUNS and Dalhousie University on circulating fluidized bed has allowed him to consult for boiler and energy companies in Europe, Americas and Asia.

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-06173-3
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-06172-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 18, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-35245-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Circulating Fluidized Bed Boilers
Book Subtitle
Design, Operation and Maintenance
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-06173-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-06173-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-06172-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35245-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 366
Number of Illustrations and Tables
111 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
Topics