PRLog - Dec. 18, 2012 - BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Despite the length of time it has been around, its importance, and vast amounts of research, combustion is still far from being completely understood. Environmental, cost, and fuel consumption issues add further complexity, particularly in the process and power generation industries. Dedicated to advancing the art and science of industrial combustion, The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition: Volume One – Fundamentals gives you a strong understanding of the basic concepts and theory.
Under the leadership of Charles E. Baukal, Jr., top combustion engineers and technologists from John Zink Hamworthy Combustion examine the interdisciplinary fundamentals—
What’s New in This Edition
Expanded to three volumes, with Volume One focusing on fundamentals
Extensive updates and revisions throughout
Updated information on HPI/CPI industries, including alternative fuels, advanced refining techniques, emissions standards, and new technologies
Expanded coverage of the physical and chemical principles of combustion
New practices in coal combustion, such as gasification
The latest developments in cold-flow modeling, CFD-based modeling, and mathematical modeling
Greater coverage of pollution emissions and NOx reduction techniques
New material on combustion diagnostics, testing, and training
More property data useful for the design and operation of combustion equipment
Coverage of technologies such as metallurgy, refractories, blowers, and vapor control equipment
Now expanded to three volumes, the second edition of the bestselling The John Zink Combustion Handbook continues to provide the comprehensive coverage, up-to-date information, and visual presentation that made the first edition an industry standard. Featuring color illustrations and photographs throughout, Volume One: Fundamentals helps you broaden your understanding of industrial combustion to better meet the challenges of this field.
About the Author
Charles E. Baukal, Jr., Ph.D., PE, BCEE, QEP, is the director of the John Zink Institute for the John Zink Company, LLC (Tulsa, Oklahoma), where he has been since 1998. He has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of industrial combustion, pollution control, and heat transfer and has authored more than 100 publications in those areas. Dr. Baukal has served as an adjunct instructor for Oral Roberts University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Tulsa, and the University of Utah. He is the author or editor of eight books in the field of industrial combustion.
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ISBN 9781439839621, December 2012, 651 pp